Betty Miksch, 87, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 3, 2008, at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home. She was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on June 19, 1921, and was the daughter of Porter and Edna (Poling) Ingram.
Betty was a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church; the United Methodist Women; and the Lion's Club in Cherokee Village.
She is survived by: her husband of 68 years, Gail L. Miksch; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry D. Miksch and Marnie of Norton, Ohio; one daughter, Gayle J. Silberhorn of Batesville; four grandchildren: Melissa Hayes and her husband, Burt, Greg Bauders and his wife, Lesley, Scott Miksch and his wife, Jeannie, and Donald Miksch and his wife, Tanya; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, John Ted Ingram and his wife, Betty of Port Charlotte, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by: a brother, Lloyd Ingram; and a sister, Juanita Ingram.
Memorial services were held Dec. 8 at the First United Methodist Church in Batesville with Rev. David Steele officiating.
Cremation arrangements are by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.
Memorials may be made to Family Violence Prevention, P.O. Box 2943, Batesville, AR 72503; First United Methodist Church, 615 E. Main Street, Batesville, AR 72501; or Cherokee Village United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 420, Cherokee Village, AR 72525.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.