Betsy Jane (Goldsberry) LeBeau, age 90, of Mt. Sterling, went home to be with her Lord, peacefully in her home, surrounded by loving family and friends on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:25 p.m. Betsy was born July 9, 1922 in Madison County, Ohio to the late Neil and Alta (Morton) Goldsberry. She was a 1940 graduate of Mt. Sterling High School. Betsy married Freddie LeBeau in 1941. They were married 70 years at the time of his death, February 8, 2011.
In addition to her parents and husband, Betsy was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, an infant son, 2 infant grandsons, and a dear niece.
Betsy is survived by 4 children; Rudy (Peggy) LeBeau, Luann (Jeff) Thompson, of Washington C.H., JoLynn (Dale) Mori of Summerville, S. C., and Roger (Linda) LeBeau of Bloomingburg; 11 grandchildren, Christy (Blanton) Brown, Tony (Amy) LeBeau, Jimmy (Angie) LeBeau, Ryan (BethAnne) LeBeau, Mary Jane Thompson, Sherry (Jason) Vogt, Melissa (Drew) Knoppe, Roger (Kellie) LeBeau, Amy Jo LeBeau, Leslie (Eddie) Davidson and LeAnn Griffith; 16 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many dear friends, including her caregivers Doug Cottrell, Evelyn Taylor and Debbie Trenner.
Betsy was a very devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was very involved in her church and community.
She was a member of the Madison Mills United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Guiding Light Sunday School Class, the former Madison Mills Grange, and Sterling Chapter #74 Order of the Eastern Star. Her love and faith will continue to inspire all who knew her.
A Funeral service will be held Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Madison Mills United Methodist Church. Rev. Bob Scholis and Rev. John Ball officiating with the interment following in Madison Mills Cemetery. Friends may call at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 4 – 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Madison Mills United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. LaVonne Melvin, 7035 White Oak Rd., Bloomingburg, Ohio 43106 or Hospice of Fayette County, P.O.Box 849, Washington C.H., Ohio 43160.