Thursday, May 26, 2016

Obituary: Betty Jean Geffers, 86, Wellsville

WELLSVILLE - Betty Jean Geffers, 86, a former resident of 104 O'Connor St., passed away into the presence of her Lord on Saturday (May 21, 2016) at the Wellsville Manor Care Center after a long illness.
She was born Dec. 29, 1929, in the Village of Belmont, the daughter of Theodore and Ruth Brandes Geffers.
She was a graduate of Wellsville High School and as a bookkeeper had been employed in a number of local businesses, including Bausch & Lomb, First Trust Union Bank, Ebenezer Oil Co., Wellsville Christian School, Houghton Academy and the Woodlawn Cemetery.
She was a former member of the Belmont Baptist Tabernacle Church and her special interests included knitting, reading and traveling and listening to traditional Christian music. As a member of the church she served as church treasurer, taught Sunday School and Junior Church and usually provided rides to children and adults.
Surviving are a brother, Donald (Grace) Geffers of Wellsville; sisters, Margaret Benedict of Bradenton, Fla., Nancy (Glenn) Schaefer of Redding, Calif., Joanne Wilkins of Wellsville and Janet (Robert) Pearse of Fort Mill, S.C.; also several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents and two brothers, Forest and Dale Geffers.
Friends may call at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home in Wellsville on Saturday (May 28, 2016) from 1 to 3 p.m. when services will be held with Dr. Glenn Schaefer officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville.
Memorials may be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc., Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC, 28201 or to the
charity of the donor's choice .