BETTY JANE LEACH, age 92 of Sidney, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 at 1:15 AM at her home. She was born on June 20, 1927 in Franklin, Ohio, the daughter of the late Kermit "Dugan" and Kathryn (Harkrader) Garrett. On January 20, 1946 she married Edward Leach who preceded her in death August 18, 1993.
Betty is survived by three daughters, Dixie (Dilip) Mehta of Richmond, VA, Charlene Tucker of Sidney, and Kitty Beasecker of Piedmont, OK, one sister, Joanna (Robert) Hulsmeyer of Leesburg, FL, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond "Jim" and Bill Garrett, and two sons-in-law, Narvil Tucker and Dennis Beasecker.
Mrs. Leach was a homemaker and worked as a quality control inspector for Atlas Underwear. She was a long-time member of Russell Road Church and the Our Father's House Group.
Betty was an avid reader, and enjoyed collecting depression and carnival glass. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
A Celebration of Betty's Life will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 2 PM at Good Shepherd's Baptist Church, 1069 Fairington Dr., Sidney, with Pastor Tim Small officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 PM until the time of service, at the church. Arrangements are in the care of Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to Betty's family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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