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Betty Ann Arden

April 17, 1929 ~ July 13, 2021 (age 92)



Age 92, of Vandalia, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Stonespring of Vandalia Nursing

Home. Betty was born April 17, 1929 to her parents Alonzo & Margaret (Cones) Walters. She

was preceded in death by her loving husband Raymond Arden Sr. (72 years of marriage), son,

Raymond Arden Jr., her parents, and four siblings.


She retired from the Vandalia city school system as a cafeteria employee. Betty graduated from

Roosevelt high school in Dayton, Ohio and was in the play “Pirates of Penzance”, one of her alltime


favorite plays. Betty enjoyed singing and playing the piano throughout the years. One of

her favorite things to do was vacation at Caribou Lake with her family. As many can attest to,

she was a wonderful baker and loved cooking for her family. She was happiest when they were

all together.


She is survived by three sons, Steve (Sheryl), Tim (Carol) and Randy (Carol); seven

grandchildren, Aaron, Hannah, and Katie, Chris and Ben, Josh and Lyndsey; eleven great

grandchildren and one great great grandchild.


Betty joined the First Church of the Nazarene located at 7031 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio 45415

over 80 years ago and was the oldest living charter member until her death. Visitation will be

from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, on Wednesday, July 21 at the church. Funeral services will follow at

12:30 pm. with Pastor Stanley Ward officiating. Interment will be at Poplar Hill Cemetery,



Funeral arrangements are being handled by Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, Vandalia.

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July 21, 2021

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
First Church of the Nazarene
7031 North Main Street
Dayton, OH 45415

Funeral Service
July 21, 2021

12:30 PM
First Church of the Nazarene
7031 North Main Street
Dayton, OH 45415

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