age 85, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She was born in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 11, 1928 to Andrew and Anna (Hein) Hegal. Betty was a graduate of Lincoln South High School and work for the Timken Company. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and her knick-knacks.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard D. Secrest in 2011; her parents; brothers, Andrew Jr., Edward, Thomas, and Donald Hegal; and sister, Esther (Hegal) Keith. Betty is survived by her sons, Richard A. Secrest and Matthew C. Secrest; daughter, Rebecca (Cary) Nichols; granddaughter, Hannah Renee Secrest; sister, Donna Clause; and nephew, David Clause.
Friends may call from 12-2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home with Rev. Gary Smith conducting the service. Burial will follow in Sunset Hills Burial Park.
Karlo-Libby Funeral Home
5000 Everhard Road NW Canton, OH 44718
Published in The Repository on Jan. 16, 2014