VERSAILLES — Betty McEldowney, 77 of Versailles, Ohio passed away peacefully to be with the Lord at 5:00 PM Wednesday July 22, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Betty was born September 11, 1942 in Versailles to the late William & Adeline (Neargardner) Butt. In addition to her parents, Betty is also preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years Charles McEldowney; grandparents; her brother: Franklin Butt and sister’s Marilyn Butt and Margery Browder.

Betty is survived by her daughters: Susan (Mike) Ballinger of Versailles, Charlene (Tom) Michael of Sidney, Christine (Jeff) Leistner of Troy, Christina Brokschmidt of Versailles, and 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; and sister Lucille Ashley of Celina. Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all. Betty was known for her love of working outdoors in her flower gardens, she enjoyed watching hummingbirds, enjoyed playing bingo with her friends and spending time with her daughters and family.

A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at Greenlawn Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care.

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