Rodney and Betty Williams

Jul 31, 2014 - Feb 4, 2013

Betty Louisa Williams, age 66, of North Fairfield, Ohio, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. 

 She was born Nov. 20, 1946, in Bellevue, daughter of John and Edna (Seville) Nebergall. She had lived in North Fairfield since 1972. Betty was a 1965 graduate of Crestview High School. 

 She had worked at West Baking and the former Fanny Farmer both of Norwalk, MTD and Gamani Crust both of Willard. Betty helped organize the North Fairfield Haunted Hayride and baked for the many bake sales held in town. Betty was a reliable wife, homemaker, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. Betty was an avid Cleveland Indians fan.

She is survived by her children, Amy (Ben) Gahring of North Fairfield, Barbi (Doug) Fidler of Shelby, Ohio, Steffany (Calvin) Conaway of Greenwich, Ohio; grandchildren, Kali (Levi) Beck, Dustin (Tara) Gahring, Alix, Cori and Maddi Fidler, Tristan (Kevin Hart) Conaway, Karlie and Cameron Conaway; great-grandchildren, Mya Inmon, Caden Gahring, Leland Hart and Landin Hart who is due in June; siblings, Clara Willey of Greenwich, John (Janet) Nebergall of New London, Ohio, Jim (Nancy) Nebergall of Hayesville, Ohio, Tom (Elaine) Nebergall of Delphi, Ind., Sally (Jim) Eagle of Adario, Ohio, Janet (Don) Nalley and Don (Karen) Nebergall all of Ashland, Ohio, Dennis (Loa) Nebergall of Willard, Martha (John) Landis of Adario; many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

 Betty died with her loving husband, Rodney Williams, whom she married July 17, 1965, she was also preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Luie Willey.

Friends may call  2–4 p.m. and 6–8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at New London Alliance Church, 4625 Ohio 162 West, New London. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the church, with Rev. Bob Hudberg officiating. Burial will follow at North Fairfield Cemetery. 

 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Fairfield Neighbor to Neighbor Food Pantry, 951 New State Road, North Fairfield, OH 44855. 

 Condolences may be made at eastmanfuneralhome.com. 

 

Rodney Dean Williams, age 69, of North Fairfield, Ohio, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. 

 He was born Aug. 28, 1943, in New London, Ohio, son of Woodrow and Alice (Doyler) Williams. Rod lived in North Fairfield since 1972. He was a 1961 graduate of New London High School. 

He had drove a truck for Schoenegge Trucking, Youngstown Cartage, Dauch Concrete and retired from Walcher Grain. He most recently worked for A.J. Riley. Rod was an active member of the North Fairfield Lions Club, and the Fairfield Fire Board,  and enjoyed spending time at the North Fairfield American Legion Firelands Memorial Post 706. Rod enjoyed playing euchre every morning with his friends at the Fairfield Township building. He was an avid card player. Rod received the North Fairfield Distinguished Citizen of the Year in 2005. He was a key player in the Haunted Hayride in North Fairfield. Rod never knew a stranger. Sshhhh…..Rod played Santa annually at the Fairfield Fire Station.

He is survived by his children, Amy (Ben) Gahring of North Fairfield, Barbi (Doug) Fidler of Shelby, Ohio, Steffany (Calvin) Conaway of Greenwich, Ohio; grandchildren, Kali (Levi) Beck, Dustin (Tara) Gahring, Alix, Cori and Maddi Fidler, Tristan (Kevin Hart) Conaway, Karlie and Cameron Conaway; great-grandchildren, Mya Inmon, Caden Gahring, Leland Hart and Landin Hart, who is due in June; siblings, David (Shirley) Williams of Norwalk, Lewis Williams of Kentucky; aunt, Louise Thomas of New London. 

 Rodney died with his loving wife, Betty (Nebergall) Williams, whom he had married July 17, 1965; he was also preceded in death by his grandmother, Ida Doyler.

Friends may call 2–4 p.m. and 6–8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at New London Alliance Church, 4625 Ohio 162 West, New London. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the church, with Rev. Bob Hudberg officiating. Burial will follow at the North Fairfield Cemetery. 

 In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the North Fairfield Lions Club, 911 Edwards Road., North Fairfield, OH 44844. 

 Eastman Funeral Home, New London, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at eastmanfuneralhome.com.