GREENVILLE - Betty Jo (Hirby) Gordon, 88, of Greenville, formerly of West Milton, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Heartland of Greenville.
She was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Dayton, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, August W. and Nellie (Houser) Hirby; husband David R. Gordon; brothers, Charles and Paul Hirby; and sisters, Lois Swart and Lucille Bordwell.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Robert W. and Lynn Gordon, and James R. and Cathie Gordon; daughters and son-in-law, Jane Louise and Charles James, Carol E. Brunswick and Ann E. Gordon; eight grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Ossenburg.
Betty was a retired teacher, a member of West Milton United Church of Christ, a deaconess and moderator at the church, worked for Hospice of Miami County and was very active and a faithful volunteer with F.I.S.H.
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St., West Milton, with the Rev. Mark Moore officiating.
Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Hale-Sarver.
If so desired, contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373, or Union Township F.I.S.H., 4432 Shiloh Road, Laura, OH 45337.