Betty Bretz

August 8, 1937 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 84)


Betty Jane Bretz, 84, of Russell Springs, passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021, at her residence. She was born August 8, 1937 in Arcanum, Ohio the daughter of Kenneth and Margaret Clark. Betty was a member of Coffey's Chapel Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Larry R. Bretz in 2017; her parents; son, Gary R. Bretz in 1958, two brothers and sisters in law, Ronald and Sue Clark and Kenny and Jennie Clark; brother and sister in law, Charles and Peg Bretz and sister and brother in law, Elnora and Robert Stoltz; and daughter in law Nina Bretz.

She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Larry Paul & Cindy Bretz of Russell Springs, Terry Gene Bretz of Dayton, Ohio; daughter, Vicky Lynn Trueblood of London, Ohio; grandchildren, Mark & Rion, Allison, Michael, Justin & Shannon & Rachel; great grandchildren, Amelia, Josselyn, Chloe, Liam, Olivia, Avery, and Austin; step grandchildren, Alvin Simmons and Summer Simmons; many step great grandchildren; many step great great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Services will be held on Saturday November 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

A Memorial Service for Betty will be held at Coffey’s Chapel Church in Eli, at 3:00 p.m. CST, on Saturday, November 27, 2021, with Pastor Jeff Karnes officiating.


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November 13, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

Funeral Service
November 13, 2021

2:00 PM
Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

Memorial Service
November 27, 2021

3:00 PM
Coffey's Chapel Church (Eli)
Highway 76
Eli, KY 42642

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