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“I am sorry for your loss. Betty use to do my moms hair and I remember how sweet a lady she was,sometimes she would do it at her house I would go with...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Kim (Fry) Hamblin - Union, OH

“Aunt Bette was an amazing woman. When I would look at a Facebook page, I would see her surrounded by her children and Uncle Bob...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Carole Hedges Kolcusky - NC

“We were so sorry to learn of Aunt Bette's passing and are grateful that it was peaceful. Our condolences to the Hedges cousins that we have not seen...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Roger & Ann Hedges - Little Rock, AR

“My prayers will be with the family of this dear and sweet woman! ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Joy Lopez - Indianapolis, IN

“Bette was the best mother-in-law a girl could ever have! I will miss her story telling, a true artist. I will miss her laughter. I am still amazed at...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Hedges - Washington, PA

“My dearest Mom. My heart is heavy with sadness as I can no longer reach out to you. I will never forget you and all you have done for me and Phoebe....Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Doug hedges - Jacksonville, NC

“Thank you Grammy for ALL you have done for all of us! The most amazing and beautiful woman I know inside and out!! You have taught me so much and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Carey Gibson - brookville, OH

“I love you mama & I'm gonna miss you terribly you were my best friend, I can"t imaigine life with out you!!! I'll never forget everything to taught...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Hedges McGaughey - Dayton, OH

HEDGES, Bette M.

Age 84, formerly of Vandalia and Trotwood, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 3, 2014. She was born on March 14, 1930 in Dayton, Ohio to her parents, Leroy & Helen (Rasor) Parlette.

Bette was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dr. Robert M. Hedges; and daughter, Nancy M. Hedges. She is survived by her son, Ronald M. (Karen Eason) Hedges, daughter, Karen (Rob) McGaughey; son, David M. Hedges; son, Douglas K. (Phoebe) Hedges, son, Rev. Robert M. (Kathy) Hedges; and her sister, Margie Cooper, of Delaware. Bette raised 2 of her grandchildren, Shannon Ramsey Helser, and Carey Gibson, and had 15 more grandchildren that she loved dearly, along with 34 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and many more special family members and friends

Bette graduated from The Ohio State University and was a very proud Buckeyes fan. She worked as a C.R.N.A. and was an avid writer. She sung in the church choir and loved music, especially Elvis. Most importantly, she loved her family very much and will be missed.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 PM on Tuesday, May, 6 at Rogers' Funeral Home, 324 W. Main St., New Lebanon, Ohio 45345. Funeral service will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Living Word Church, 926 National Road, Vandalia, Ohio 45377. Dr. Patrick Murray with be officiating. Interment will follow the service at David Cemetery in Centerville. Condolences may be expressed online at: