Elizabeth "Betty" Sharon Zimmerman, 69, of Ocala, Florida, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014. She was born in Wildwood, Florida, July 27, 1944, to Mellicent and Frederick Witt. Betty lived in Bushnell in her early years and graduated from South Sumter High School. She later graduated from FSU with a degree in education and lived most of her life in Orange, California. While in California, she worked as executive secretary in legal services and at Chapman College. She spent the last 15 years retired and living in Ocala, Florida.
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She is survived by her daughter, Natalie Denise Beckmier and son-in-law, Tom Beckmier of Yucca Valley, California; sisters, Mellicent Davis of Ocala, Florida, Tolula Mosier of Burke, Virginia, and Sheila Michele of Ocala, Florida.
The funeral took place at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, Florida, Monday, June 9, 2014, followed by a graveside service at Evergreen Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to any animal shelter.
Betty was an outgoing, friendly person and will be missed by her family and friends.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
910 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470
Published in Sumter County Times on June 13, 2014