Betty M. Mayo

GREENVILLE - Betty M. Mayo, 81, of Greenville and formerly of Rossburg, passed away the afternoon of Nov. 29, 2012, at Heartland of Greenville.

She was born Nov. 10, 1931, in Ansonia, daughter of the late Louis and Bessie (Miller) Hesson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Mayo; sisters, Mary Hines and Dorothy Labig; and brothers, Lloyd, Gene, and Paul Hesson.

Betty was retired from Masters Industries in Ansonia after 20 years. She was member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ralph W. Mayo, whom she married Feb. 3, 1951; children, Deborah (John) Kremer of Ft. Loramie, Ralph D. (Anita) Mayo of Ringsgold, Ga., Douglas (Darlene) Mayo of Lewisburg, Dennis (Tracy) Mayo of Arcanum, Denise (Rick) Lee of Ansonia, Timothy Mayo of Joliet, Ill., and Teresa Hammons of Maryville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Brad, Jessica, and Nicole Baker, Jacob Kremer, Kelly, Cory, Zach, Clint, Katie, and Kyndal Mayo, Erin and Justin Lee, and Emila Hammons; one stepgreat-granddaughter; three great-grandsons; a sister, Marg (John) Kell of Greenville; numerous nieces and nephews; and special caregivers Annie, Corinne, Juanita, Alissa, and Teresa.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrating. Private burial will be held later in the Holy Family Cemetery, Frenchtown.

The family will receive friends at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service being offered at 4:45 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to Cancer Association of Darke County or Rossburg Fire Department.Condolences may be left for the family at

Published in The Daily Advocate on Nov. 30, 2012