DURHAM — Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Williams, 89, died on Wednesday, December 13, 2011. Betty was born in Newark, OH to Clarence George and Roxie Dearth Bozman on November 29, 1922.
Betty was a loving mother and friend to anyone that she had the opportunity to come in contact with. Betty was a member of First Congregational Church of Hudson, OH for many years where she enjoyed volunteering for the soup kitchen and helping the homeless. She was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening, and kept a very close eye on her investments. Betty also belonged to three Bridge groups at Croasdaile and was better known as a republican.
Betty is survived by her sons Chris Jaeger and wife Ann of Henderson, NC, David Jaeger and wife Sharon of Taunton, MA; step-daughter Beverly Yohe of Pittsburgh, PA. Betty is also survived by her grandchildren Jennifer Jaeger King and husband David of San Francisco, CA, Karen Jaeger Collins and husband Kyle of Charleston, SC, Jesse Curtis Yohe of Pittsburgh, PA and a great granddaughter Ainsley Nicole King of San Francisco.
A memorial service will be offered 11:00am Saturday, December 17, 2011 from The FEW Chapel at Croasdaile Village, 2600 Croasdaile Farm Parkway, Durham, NC 27705. Burial will follow in Ohio at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Betty’s name may be made to the ALS Association in honor of Betty’s daughter-in-law, Ann Jaeger. http://web.alsa.org/goto/anns-army or The ALS Association Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter, 120 Penmarc Drive, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27603, note: Ann’s Army
The Williams family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online memorials: www.hallwynne.com Select obituaries.