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Betty Lou Waymire, 86, of Elwood, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Community Parkview Care Center in Elwood.
She was born on May 26, 1930, in Anderson, the daughter of Gerald and Pauline (Miller) Elder. Betty worked at Living Word Church in Frankfort, and had formerly co-owned Waymire TV Sales and Service in Elwood until sold in 1986.
She was a 1948 graduate of Anderson High School. She married Edward D. Waymire on May 29, 1948, and they shared more than 60 years together. Betty was a member of Living Word Church in Frankfort, and formerly was a member of Heartland Church in Sharpsville. She enjoyed camping and shopping trips to Gatlinburg, Tenn. An avid fan of the Colts and Pacers, she also enjoyed quilting (and giving some of them away), and dining out. Betty loved her dog "Peanut" and cat "Walker."
Betty's family includes son, Timothy A. (Lisa) Waymire of Elwood; three grandchildren, Joshua (Jason) Waymire of Indianapolis, Benjamin Waymire of Elwood, and April (husband, Chris) Hawthorn of Georgia; three great-grandchildren, Glenn Hawthorn, Morgan Hawthorn, and Megan Hawthorn; and a niece, Sharon Whitaker. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward in 2008; son, David in 2011; and nephew, Mike Bryant.
Betty's wishes were to be cremated with no funeral service or visitation.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Madison County Humane Society or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517).
Online expressions of condolence may be made at copherfeslermay.com.
Published on  February 9, 2017
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