Naomi M. Betz
05/14/1929 – 01/12/2014

Naomi Myre (Lemmon) Betz, 84 of Duncan Falls, passed away at 10:05, Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Hartland Fairfield Care Center.

Naomi was born May 14, 1929 in Zanesville the daughter of the late James H. and Etta Mae (Smith) Lemmon. She was a member of Olive Branch OES #251 for over fifty years and a member of the Duncan Falls United Methodist Church for over fifty years.

Naomi is survived by her two daughters Amanda (Spike) Sheets of Zanesville and Marti Betz-Ankrom of Duncan Falls; three grandchildren Betzi L. Ankrom-Cable, Andy S. Ankrom and Jay A. Ankrom; step grandchildren Scott Sheets and Mark Sheets; her great grandchildren Logan and Costan Cable and Alexas and Katelyn Ankrom; step great-grandchildren Destiny, Ryan and Maddilyn; her two sisters Helen (Don) Clark of Zanesville and Wanda Perone of Zanesville.

In addition to her parents, Naomi is preceded in death by her husband Norman G. Betz whom she married April 10, 1949 and who passed away October 7, 1993; their son Norman Randolph Betz who passed away in 1950; her grandson Peter A. Ankrom who passed away in 2011 and her five brothers and three sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice, 713 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, OH 43701 & Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

Visitations will be 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 and from 2 to 3 pm Wednesday at the Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls where funeral services will be 3 pm with Pastor Tim Patton officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in the Duncan Falls Cemetery.