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Rebecca 'Betty' (Bruner) Cline, 81, Brown County

Rebecca E. ‘Betty’ (Bruner) Cline, 81, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 23, 2012, at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Brown County.

Betty was born May 31, 1931, in Menifee, Ky., to Charles Herman and Mary Bernice (Williams) Bruner. She married Carlie "Calvin" Cline Jr. Dec. 31, 1959, in Indianapolis. He preceded her in death Sept. 19, 2002, after 42 loving years.

Survivors include her four daughters, Diane (Mark) Elkins, Greta (Ray) Burkhart and Angela Fletcher, all of Brown County, and Wanda Bruner of Columbus; and two sons, Bruce (Debbie) Williams of London, Ky., and Bert (Barbara) Williams of Brown County. She will be remembered by her brother, Jimmy Joe Bruner of London, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Betty was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Leah Ann Elkins; great-grandson, David Wayne Patton Jr. III; son-in-law, James A. Fletcher; two sisters, Barbara Ann Smallwood and Vera Lou Robinson; and four brothers, Charles Herman Jr., David Leon, Billy Dean and Kenneth Wilburn Bruner.

Betty was a loving mother and homemaker. She attended the Garden Church in Franklin. She was dedicated to her family and enjoyed cooking family meals. Betty was known for her homemade dumplings and chocolate pies. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and camping with her children. Becky also enjoyed sewing and quilting, working in her flower and vegetable gardens and visiting yard sales.

The Rev. Larry Manning will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery in Brown County.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Betty to the Leukemia Society of America, 921 East 86th St., Suite 205, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Condolences can be sent to the Cline family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.