Oct. 9, 1927 - April 24, 2013
JACKSON, Mich. - Betty Eby, 85, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Allegiance Health, surrounded by her family, after a long battle of health problems.
Visitation will be at Wetherby Funeral Home, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday April 28, 2013. A memorial service will be at First United Methodist Church in Jackson, at 10 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2013. Burial and graveside services will be in Olive (West) Cemetery in Wakarusa, Ind., Monday afternoon, April 29, at approximately 3 p.m.
Betty was born in Monroe County (Ind.), daughter of Edgar and Nancy (Branam) Holland.
She was married for more than 63 years to Wendell Eby. He survives. Also surviving are her five children, William of Washington D.C., Thomas of Goshen, Ind., James of Santa Clara, Calif., Jane of Whitefish, Mont., and Nancy Jean of Florence, Ore.; a grandson, Jack of Seattle; and a sister, Sue of Duncan, British Columbia.
Betty was a longtime supporter of United Methodist Women and their mission work.
You may honor her with a donation to the United Methodist Women Missions of the United Methodist Church, 275 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI 49201. This would please Betty more than flowers.