2018-01-11 / Obituaries

Betty J. Christian

McConnellsburg, 94

Betty J. Christian, 94, Mc- Connellsburg, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center.

She was born in Andover, Pa., August 30, 1923, the daughter of the late Olive Myrtle (Fix) DeShong Feight and Harry A. DeShong.

She worked in housekeeping at Fulton County Medical Center before retiring at the age of 80 and was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church in Needmore.

She tithed faithfully to the church and was a very devout Christian who had Bible studies at her house. She was very willing to share the teachings of her church and her door was always open to anyone in need. She attributed her overall good health to being a vegetarian. She had little, but gave much to family and friends.

She is survived by brothers: Nelson (husband of Rachael) DeShong, Mc- Connellsburg, and Max (husband of Mary) De- Shong, McConnellsburg; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Eileen Angle; a grandson, Lon Angle; a sister, Julia Chesnut; and brothers: Bill and Jack DeShong.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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