Beatrice VanDyne

Beatrice J. VanDyne

ZANESVILLE: Beatrice J. VanDyne, 90, of Zanesville, died at 8:49 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Adams Lane Care Center. She was born April 6, 1921, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late Frank and Etta Viola Humphrey Sowards. She was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxillary.

Surviving are a daughter, Myrna Church of Zanesville; two sons, Terry VanDyne of Ft. Myers, Florida and Jerry (Bernie) VanDyne of Coshocton; a step-son, William (Gayle) VanDyne of Zanesville; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; a brother, Ervin Sowards of South Zanesville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles VanDyne, who died in 1987; a son, Charles Sparkman; a son-in-law, Robert Church, two sisters, Lela Griffin and Laverna Brock; and a great grandson, Ryan Church.

Friends and family may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at the funeral home with Chaplain Tim Patton officiating.. Beatrice will be laid to rest beside her husband Charles at Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ryan Church Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2805 Pinkerton Road, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

To send a note of condolence, order flowers or comfort food for the family: www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com

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Published in the Times Recorder on Feb. 6, 2012