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Betty Evans

d. November 19, 2020

Betty J. (Miller) Evans, 91, of Van Wert, passed away at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Van Wert Manor.

Born on December 5, 1928 in Middle Point, Ohio, the daughter of the late Austin E. "Bus" and Alice (Coombs) Miller . On December 26, 1947, she married the Lloyd E. Evans, who passed away on January 12, 2002. Together, they shared 54 years of marriage.

Betty worked as a waitress at Balyeats Coffee Shop and the Holiday Inn, both in Van Wert and at the Whistle Stop in Middle Point.

She was a member of the Middle Point United Methodist Church.

Betty enjoyed reading and cooking for her family. She hosted family gatherings every Sunday night and cherished her time spent with them.

Surviving are her three children, Jim Evans, Nancy (Phil) Wermer, and Lori (Dana) Sealscott; her granchildren, Jenni (Ben) Byrne, Ryan (Arica) Wermer, Carrie (Dave) Jessee, Bryan (Rachel) Etzler, Austin Sealscott, Parker Sealscott, Mackenzie Sealscott; step grandchild, Tiffany Sealscott; and her great grandchildren, Carley Springer, Devann Springer, Brooklyn Byrne, Rylee Byrne, Peyton Evans, Gabe Evans, Brayden Evans, Destiny Coil, Creed Jessee, Jared Jessee, Ryanne Wermer, Rex Wermer, Case Etzler, and Briggs Etzler.

In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by two grandsons, Jared Phillip Wermer and Jeff Evans; and a step great grandchild, Savon Pullie.

Due to current Covid conditions, there will be private family services held at Ridge Cemetery, Middle Point.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Betty`s memory may be directed to Middle Point United Methodist Church or to the Van Wert Manor Activities Fund. .

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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