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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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