Betty L. Dennis, 92, of 10 Cornelius Lane, Bradford, passed away Thursday (May 28, 2015) surrounded by her loving family at the Bradford Manor.
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Born May 13, 1923, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Stillman S. and Freda Knight Lewis. She was a 1941 graduate of Bradford High School.
On Aug. 4, 1944, in the First Baptist Church in Bradford, she married William H. Dennis, who died on Nov. 17, 1993.
Mrs. Dennis was employed as a clerk at Begnauds Pharmacy in Louisiana. She returned to Bradford and volunteered at Bradford Regional Medical Center Auxiliary for 13 years.
Betty was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Bradford. She was a former member of the Emerald Bay Club in Tyler, Texas, several local bowling leagues and the Ladies Golf League at Pine Acres Country Club. She was an avid reader and loved to dance.
Surviving are three sons: Michael J. (Susie) Dennis of Bradford, Dr. William H. Dennis Jr. of Bossier City, La., and Captain Christopher R. Dennis of Maui, Hawaii; one sister, Velma Bridge of Bradford; one brother, William Lewis of Lancaster, Ohio; 6 grandchildren: Cheryl (James) Stiver, Debra (Charles) Kohler, Sarah Duron, Rebecca Leggett, William Dennis III, and Jessica Holland; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers, Knight Lewis, Ray Lewis, Ted Lewis and Dick Lewis.
Family will be receiving friends on Sunday in the Asbury United Methodist Church from 1 to 2 p.m., at which time a Celebration of Life will be held with the Rev. Matt Blake, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church 385 East Main Street Bradford, PA 16701; or Bradford Area Public Library, 67 West Washington Street, Bradford, PA 16701 or to the
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Published in The Bradford Era from May 29 to June 11, 2015