TROY - Elizabeth "Beth" F. Duff, 81, of Troy, passed away at 1:53 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.
She was born Jan. 2, 1932, in Piqua, to the late Marion and Leona (Crawford) Downey.
She was married to Eugene F. Duff on March 18, 1951, who preceded her in death in 1997.
Elizabeth is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Erin and Brian Brush of Tipp City; and three grandchildren, Megan (Steve) Courtaway of Tipp City, Chelsea Brush of Tipp City, and Ian Brush of Piqua.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Vernon Downey and her sister Janice Schultz.
Elizabeth was a 1950 graduate of Piqua High School and a former member of the Troy Eagles Auxiliary 971. She was formerly employed at the former Altas Underwear Co., Piqua, Hobart Mfg., Troy, and at the former Miles Jewelry Store, Troy.
There will be a memorial graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday Feb. 14, at Casstown Cemetery, Casstown, with Pastors Gilbert and Phyllis Welbaum officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy.
There will be no public visitation.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Feb. 8, 2013