Elizabeth M. "Betty" Ellett, 89, of Norwalk, died Thursday evening in Norwalk Memorial Home.
She was born July 15, 1918, in Enon Valley, Pa., daughter of the late Charles and Bessie (Forsythe) Dice, and came to this area in 1946. She received her degree in education from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pa., and taught in local public schools for eight years. She was a substitute teacher in Norwalk, Monroeville and Berlin Heights local schools. She was a member of Norwalk First Presbyterian Church, where she was a deacon, Sunday school teacher, served on many committees, and was active in the Women's Association. She was a long-time member of the Research Club and several teacher organizations.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Clarence R. Ellett of Norwalk; daughter, Susan Gest of Grafton, Ohio; sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Anne Ellett of Sylvania, Ohio, and Robert and Lori Ellett of Columbus; and nine grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Janet Ebert, in 2002.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main St., Norwalk. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in First Presbyterian Church; 21 Firelands Blvd. Norwalk; the Rev. Adrian Doll will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; to Buckhorn Children's Foundation, or to Heifer Project International. Condolences may be made at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.