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Betty Jean Reffitt

October 26, 2021


Betty Jean Reffitt, aged 90, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away October 26, 2021. 

Betty was born in Caretta, West Virginia on October 1, 1931, to the late Timothy L. and Lula Mae (Brewster) Hankins. 

Betty moved to Ohio at age 15 and attended Sparta Highland High School before attending Camden Clark Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Parkersburg, West Virginia.  Betty was employed for many years as a RN at Mercy and Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ohio.  Nursing was a passion.

Betty is survived by George K. Reffitt whom she married in 1952, and their three children -- Daniel (Maribel) Reffitt of Logan, Ohio; George David (Lisa) Reffitt of Senoia, Georgia; and Tamara (Marc) Cunningham of Lebanon, New Jersey.  She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and one brother, Don (Sherry) Hankins of Centerburg, Ohio. 

Betty is preceded by her beloved sisters, Janet “Toots” Puckett and Shirley (Kay) Parmer of Mount Vernon, Ohio as well as her two brothers, James and Charles Hankins. 

Graveside services will be conducted by Pastor Susan Stevens on Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 1 pm in the Bloomfield Cemetery.

The Snyder Funeral Home – Lasater Chapel is handling the services for the family.

Betty requested that in lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to either Ebenezer United Methodist Church, located at 14764 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050, or to Hospice of Knox County, located at 17700 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050.

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Graveside Service
October 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Bloomfield Cemetery, Sparta

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