Betty M. Tilton, 91, of Zanesville, went to be with her blessed Savior on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at her home. She was born April 3, 1926, in Columbus, a daughter of the late Earl A. and Icie Dell Border Swope. She worked at Essex Wire, Bloomers Candy, Buckeye Mart, and was a food demonstrator at Kroger. Betty was a member of South Zanesville United Methodist church for over fifty years and loved her house, dog and cat.
She is survived by a daughter, Sharon (James) LaGrange, of Zanesville; three grandchildren, Stacy (Robert) Tompkins of Zanesville, Will Tupuola of Zanesville, and Garfield (Kara) Tupuola of Chillicothe; eight great-grandchildren, Cam (Lexi) Colen, Christopher Colen, Robert Tompkins, Jr., Faith (Dustin) Caplinger, Cassandra Tupuola, Levi Tupuola Darian Tupuola, and Zack Tupuola; two great-grandchildren, Kanaan and Kalia Price; and her special friend of eighty years, Ruth Macoy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell E. Tilton; a brother, Carlos; a sister, Olive Mae; and very dear friends, Katherine Scott and Hulda Rupe.
Friends and family may call from 11:00 A.M. until time of service at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE with Pastor Dee Rader officiating. She will be laid to rest at New Hope Cemetery, Adamsville.
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