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Betty Jean (Niehoff) Cravens, 68, Martinsville

Betty Jean (Niehoff) Cravens, 68, Martinsville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

She was born Dec. 26, 1945, in Rushville to William and Thelma (Leising) Niehoff.

Betty was a retired registered nurse. She was a 1964 graduate of Milroy High School in Milroy. She attended Marian College and was a graduate of the St. Vincent School of Nursing. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Nashville. After retirement, she was a volunteer at Desert Rose and the Good Shepherd Clinic.

Survivors are her husband, R. Stephen Cravens, whom she married Feb. 14, 1970; son, Matthew Cravens and wife Cristine of Mason, Ohio; daughters, Angela Wells and husband Christopher and Rachel Cravens all of Cincinnati, Ohio; siblings, Ralph Niehoff, Marilyn Moeller, Edna Knecht and Ruth Battreall; and grandchildren, Benjamin Cravens, Nicholas Cravens and Raegan Wells.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1008 McLary Road, Nashville, with Father Eric Augenstein officiating. Visitation will be at Costin Funeral Chapel Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday at the church one hour before Mass. A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, 9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for contributions to be made to St. Agnes Catholic Church.

Online condolences can be made at www.costinfuneralchapel.com.

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • 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 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West