Betty graduated from Vincent High School in 1949. She retired in 1991
from Warren Local Schools after 30 years of service, where she served as
secretary to Warren High School librarian. She was a 50-year member of Marietta
Chapter 59 Eastern Star, was a member of Bartlett Senior Citizens and a member
of Bartlett United Methodist Church.
On June 12, 1955, she was married by Rev. Harrison at St. Marks United
Methodist Church in Belpre to James R. Maddox who survives with their children,
Michael R. Maddox of Bartlett and Patricia A. ( David) Graham all of Bartlett;
grandchildren: Amy Graham (Thomas) Bean of Marietta and Tabatha Graham of
Bartlett; great grandchildren: Cameron J. Bean of Marietta and Miranda Bean of
Belpre; nephew Jerald Maddox of Vincent and Denver Wise of New Albany; niece:
Pamela Wise Miller of Marietta.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers,
Daymon and Herman Wise, sister Ada Irene Wise, nephew Rodney Maddox, niece Diana
The family would like to expend a thank you to Marietta Memorial
Hospital, Marietta Home Health, Pioneer Medical and Barlow Volunteer Fire
Funeral services will be held on Friday (Jan. 4) at 11:00 am at
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Helen Kline officiating.
Burial will follow in Bartlett Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home
on Thursday after 2:00 pm with family present from 2-4 & 6-8. Messages of
sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Barlow Volunteer
Fire Department and Rescue Squad, P O Box 121, Barlow, OH 45712.