The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update

Obituaries

April 4, 2013

Betty J. Watson

July 23, 1921 - April 3, 2013

PENDLETON, Ind. — Betty J. Watson, 91, Pendleton, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at her farm home where she resided for 70 years.

She was born on July 23, 1921, in Hancock County, to Clarence and Amy (Edwards) Ward. She graduated from Fortville High School in 1939.

Betty had been employed at Saint John’s Hospital and Conner Prairie Settlement but was mainly a farm wife.

She was active in 4-H and was an avid quilter.

She is survived by four children, Steve (wife, Jeannie) Watson, Nicki Davis (Mike), Randy (wife, Paula) Watson, and Tom (wife, Pam) Watson, all of Pendleton; 16 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 43 years, Robert Watson; a brother, Francis Ward; and two granddaughters.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 N. Main St., Lapel, with the family officiating.  Burial will follow in Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the St. Vincent Hospice of Anderson and especially Shellie Davis for their kind care of their mother.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Post online condolences at www.hersbergerfuneralhome.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Obituaries: April 17

    Obituaries for Marrlynn Oreta Ambler, Estelle "Betty" Frye, Judith K. Fulton, James L. Hahn Jr., David Hunter Maxwell, Leana Rainey, Rebecca K. Roush and Mary E. Wasson are published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    April 17, 2014

  • Funerals: April 17 Funeral services and visitation hours as published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    April 17, 2014

  • OBT - HB0417 - Ambler, Marrlynn Marrlynn Oreta Ambler Marrlynn Oreta Ambler, 88, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, in Webster, Texas.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Estelle Frye Former Elwood resident Estelle "Betty" (Bowman) Frye, 94, of Lake Placid, Fla., died April 8, 2014, at her residence.

    April 17, 2014

  • OBT - HB0417 - Fulton,Judith Judith K. Fulton Judith K. Fulton, 70, of Anderson, passed away on April 15, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT - HB0417 - Hahn,James James L. Hahn Jr. James L. “Jim” Hahn, Jr., 74, passed away Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014, at St. Vincent Regional Hospital following a brief illness.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Hunter Maxwell David Hunter Maxwell, 80, resident of Golden Living Center, Muncie, died April 14, 2014, at the center.

    April 17, 2014

  • Leana Rainey Leana (Parker) Rainey, 97, Anderson, died April 13, 2014, after a brief illness.

    April 17, 2014

  • Rebecca K. Roush Rebecca K. Roush, 64, passed away April 15, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital of Indianapolis, following a sudden illness.

    April 17, 2014

  • OBT HB0417 - Wasson, Mary Mary E. Wasson Mary E. Wasson, 93, of Anderson, passed away April 15, 2014, at Edgewater Woods after a brief illness.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

Obituary Policy
  • Obituary policy

    The Herald Bulletin publishes local basic obituaries, pending death notices and funeral service listings free of charge. Extended obituaries are offered for a fee. Call your funeral home or The Herald Bulletin at 640-4800 for more information.

    Anonymous The Herald Bulletin Mon, January 27
    1 Photo
More Resources from The Herald Bulletin
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide