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Betty Louise Pence, 83, Hope

Betty Louise Pence, 83, of Hope, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

She was a member of Old Union United Church of Christ, where she was in the Ladies Aide and was the organist for over 30 years. She loved crocheting, knitting, quilting and cooking.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20 at Old Union United Church of Christ with Pastor Kirby Rupp officiating. Visitation was to be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 at Norman Funeral Home in Hope and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20 at the church. Burial will be at Old Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made through the funeral home to Old Union United Church of Christ Ladies' Aide, Gideons' Bibles or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Born Dec. 28, 1929, Mrs. Pence was daughter of Isaac and Trula McGuire Clark. She married John A. Pence Dec. 6, 1949, in Edinburgh.

Survivors include her husband, of Hope; sons, John D. (Ann) Pence and Jim (Bev) Pence, both of Hope; grandchildren, Sarah (Justin) Wagler of Morgantown, Rachel Pence and Missy (Andy) Dempsey both of Hope, Amy (Kyle) Shipp of Whiteland, Jason and Kevan Pence, both of Hope; great-grandchildren, Emma Wagler, Ava and Adyn Dempsey and Braiden Shipp; and sisters, Lucille Hedman of Shelbyville and Ola Schneider of Columbus.

Mrs. Pence was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Roy H. Clark.

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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 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.
  • December 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.