Betsy Kunkle

NEW WATERFORD-Betsy A. Kunkle, 85, of Bentwood Drive, formerly of East Palestine, passed away at 10:53 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at the Covington Community Campus, East Palestine, where she had been a patient.

She was born Dec. 5, 1928 in East Palestine, a daughter of the late William J. and Margaret McGuckin Watson, and had at one time owned and operated Crestwood Pottery.

She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church, East Palestine.

She is survived by two daughters, Sue Mills, East Palestine and Darla J. Copeland, Bloomingdale; and three sons, William D. Kunkle, with whom she resided, Robert A. Kunkle, East Palestine, and Richard D. Kunkle, Leetonia. She also leaves ten grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home, East Palestine. Burial will follow in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.