Betty L. McCarty

Betty Lee McCarty, 85, of Wabash, IN, and having family in Lagro, IN, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 6:10 a.m. at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.

Mrs. McCarty was a homemaker.

She was born Sept. 29, 1933, in Hager Hill, KY, to James E. and Hannah Baldwin Hitchcock. She married Eligah B. McCarty in Paintsville, KY, on Feb. 4, 1956, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2006.

She is survived by two sons, Larry McCarty and Terry (Lori) McCarty, both of Wabash; two daughters, Diana (John) Fields, of Wabash, and Cathy (Bill) Dillon, of Lagro; a sister, Jean (David) Spears, of Urbana, OH, a brother-in-law, Richard (Elizabeth) McCarty, of Wabash; seven grandchildren, Angela McCarty, Matthew McCarty, Steven (Amanda) McCarty and Acacia (James) Watson, all of Wabash; Amanda (Josh) Napier, of Akron; Sarah (Dave) Matthews, of Marion; and Christopher (Carrie) Arnett, of Indianapolis; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a great-grandson, Isaac Paul Grumpp.

Calling is Friday, March 15, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials are to Animal Shelter of Wabash County.