Betty's Story

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Betty Ruth McRoberts, 88, of Odon, went to heaven peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Odon. She was born Nov. 16, 1928, in Martin County, to Homer and Lola (Empson) Fisher.
Betty was a member of the Cornettsville Methodist Church, Eastern Star and Ladies VFW. She worked as an ordnance supervisor at Crane before retiring in 1995.
Survivors include one son, Larry (Janet) McRoberts of Odon; three daughters, Sue (Sonny) Pruett of Shoals, Lynn (Al) Madsen and Ginger (Bryan) Porter, both of Odon; grandchildren Mike Pruett, Tonya Pruett-Becker, Mike Saunders, Larry McRoberts Jr., Wes and Shane Porter, Casey, Nicole, and Kirsten Madsen; great-grandchildren Damon, Courtney and Makenna Pruett, Matthew, Kaitlyn and Natalie McRoberts, Pete, Annie and Abby Saunders, Sydney Porter, Rylee and Raylan Becker; and one sister, Lois Beard of Vincennes.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents; son Joe McRoberts Jr.; sister Agnes Johnson; granddaughters Melanie Allen and Samantha Porter.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon, with Pastor Gwen Pew officiating. Betty will be laid to rest in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Odon.
Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, and from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Samantha Porter Scholarship Fund at Crane Federal Credit Union. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
All arrangements have been entrusted to James W. Meng Jr. and Meng Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.mengfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 19, 2017
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