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Judith A. Bethel

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Judith A. Bethel Obituary
Judith A. Bethel

CHILLICOTHE - Judith A. Bethel, 70, of Chillicothe, died 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in the Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center following an extended illness.

She was born July 22, 1947, in Columbus, Ohio, to the late Ralph and June DeLong Stockman. On July 21, 1970, she married Ronald Bethel who survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Jennifer (Michael) Matheney, of Hamden; grandchildren, Carrie Sykes and her companion Rocky Conley, Jr., Christopher Sykes and his companion Rachel Spencer, and William, Russel and Ashley Matheney; great grandchildren, Brayley and Gracelyn; a sister, Jayne (Patrick) Stanley, of Chillicothe; a sister-in-law, Vera Minton, of Columbus; nephews, Steven (Jo Ellen) Seitz and Brent Stanley; cousins, Roni (Carl) Altier, of Lancaster, John, Kenny, James and Jeff DeLong; and friends, Jennifer Smith and Donna Laureman. She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Hayley Sykes; uncle, Kenneth DeLong; aunts, Marilyn Heraldson and Sharon Rhodes; and friend, Vicky McGraw.

Judith loved her grandchildren, loved yard sales and never missed a Cincinnati Reds baseball game.

A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Londonderry Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Viar officiating. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of the WARE FUNERAL HOME.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the High Street Church of Christ in Christian Union 477 N. High Street Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.

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Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on June 11, 2018
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