Betty L. Fahle Knowles

Betty L. Fahle Knowles, 84, of Columbus, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Emeritus at Pinnacle.

Betty was born in Bellefontaine Sept. 3, 1929, to the late Otis and Myrtle Lyons Zachariah.

She is also preceded in death by her husbands, Donald Fahle and Raymond Knowles; sisters, Rosella Fahle and Mildred Lamorder; daughter, Patricia Easley; and son, Raymond “Bill” Knowles Jr.

Surviving are her children, Lynette Ratliff, Donald (Diana) Fahle and Kassandra (Charles) Hughes; daughter-in-law, Tracy Knowles; grandchildren, Jeremy, Don, Bob, Brandon, Tyler, Katie, Debbie and Cassie; great-granddaughter, Darcy; and many other relatives and friends.

She graduated from Bellefontaine High School and was co-owner of Eagle Power Wash with her husband, Don.

Betty loved to volunteer especially at the Heinzerling Foundation and was recognized for her volunteer efforts by winning the Jefferson Award. She also liked doing ceramics, sewing quilts and spending time with her family.

A funeral service begins at 10:30 am Saturday, Dec. 7, at Schoedinger Hilltop Chapel, 3030 W. Broad St., Columbus,  where visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and two hours prior to the service. Entombment is in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Gentiva Hospice, 540 Officenter Place, Ste. 100, Gahanna, OH 43230 or Central Ohio Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.

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