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Betty J.  Christopher
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 5:00 until 7:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: St. John Lutheran Church, Perrysville

Betty J. Christopher, 90, of Perrysville, died Friday evening, September 19, 2014 at Emeritus at HillenVale of Mount Vernon, after an extended illness. Mrs. Christopher was born October 13, 1923 in Orrville, the daughter of the late Alfred G. and Gertrude Ann (Thompson) Frank. She had lived in Perrysville most of her life and was a 1942 graduate of Perrysville High School after attended elementary school in Orrville. Mrs. Christopher worked 18 years for Mansfield Plumbing Products and 9 years at the Perrysville Dari-Delite. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Perrysville, VFW Post 8586 Auxiliary, and Perrysville Fire Department Auxiliary.

Mrs. Christopher is survived by her husband, Tom Christopher, whom she married September 20, 1946; 2 daughters, Toni (Larry) Burkepile of Loudonville and Teri (Steven) Marshall of Marysville; her son, Charles (Dawn Hillard) Christopher of Bellville; 8 grandchildren: Rusty (Tracy) Burkepile, Ritchie Burkepile, Ryan (Brittany) Burkepile, Corey (Brittany) Christopher, Darci (Jason) Chaddock, Erin (Gabe) Crumley, Gina Harris and Lisa Marshall; 13 great-grandchildren: Spencer, Austin and Alexis Burkepile, Daylynn, RiLie, and Bryston Burkepile, Cayden and Cillian Christopher, Megan and Ben Harris, Quinlan and Lincoln Chaddock, and Zella Crumley; 1 brother, Jack Frank of St. Joseph, IN; and 3 sisters-in-law, Gloria Duncan of Perrysville, Beulah Frank of Mansfield and Dorothy Christopher of Loudonville. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers: Billy and George Frank; and 1 sister: LeaNora Frank.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, September 24 at 11:00am in St. John Lutheran Church, Perrysville with Rev. Bege Wiegman officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may visit Tuesday from 5-7 pm in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE. The family request memorial contributions to St. John Lutheran Church, c/o Julianne Zody, PO Box 236, Perrysville, OH 44864 or Acclaim Hospice & Palliative Care, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr., Suite 140, Columbus, OH 43231.

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