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WESTERVILLE – Betty L. Powell, 95, formerly of Boardman, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Columbus.

Betty was born on Nov. 3, 1922, in East Liverpool. She was the daughter of James A. and Ethel I. (Gray) Johnston.

Betty was employed by Ohio Bell and First National Bank but found her greatest enjoyment as a homemaker. She was a member of the Smiths Corner United Methodist Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Susan L. Olmstead of Columbus; her grandchildren, Julie Ann Mettes, Beth Lynn Lewis, and Jennifer Leskovac; and her great-grandchildren, Spencer, Emily, Carson, Jack, and Vivian.

In addition to her parents, she was preceeded in death by her husband, Clarence, whom she married Dec. 20, 1945, and who died Oct. 3, 2012; her sisters, Kay Waters and Roberta Groubert; her brother, James H. Johnston; and a great-granddaughter, Samantha Leskovac.

Funeral services will be held at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens on Thursday, March 15, at 2 p.m. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Betty’s name.

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