Betty Nance
Betty Nance
  • December 8, 1922 - December 4, 2016
  • Johnstown, Ohio

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Betty Jayne (Metzger) Nance, 93, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation. She was born on December 8, 1922, a daughter to the late Walter and Florence (Wilson) Metzger. Jayne was a longtime member at Johnstown United Methodist Church and Martha Circle. Mother's hospitality was legendary, and her family was always first in her heart. She is survived by her loving children, Brenda (Tom) Croak, Brent (Taryn) and Brad; grandchildren, Matt (Ginny) Croak, Morgan Croak, Molly (Luke) Robey, Zane (McKenzie), Jenna (Kevin) Fasbender, Carly (Gian) Genovesi, Lindsay (Travis) and Allison (Mack); eight great grandchildren; sister, Pat Courtright; sister in law, Donnagene and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; daughter in law, Carolyn and siblings, Rosemary and Benny. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Johnstown United Methodist Church, 159 S. Main St., Johnstown, OH 43031. Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m. prior to the start of service at the church. Interment will be at Green Hill Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd. SE, Newark, OH 43055, in Jayne's memory.