Betty Jane Bretz, age 84, of Russell Springs

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.

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.

Bernard Funeral Home assisting the Bretz family with local arrangements

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