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Betty Jane (Tinkham) Root

Passed away: October 29, 2013
Funeral Home: Fox Funeral Home

Betty Jane (Tinkham) Root, 92, formerly of Beatrice, died in Milwaukee, WI, August 25, 2013. She was the last descendent of Beatrice pioneers A.L. (Loomis) and Sarah Tinkham to live in the Beatrice area.


            A celebration in honor of Betty’s life will be held, Tuesday, October 29, 10:30 A.M., at the Holmesville Church of the Brethren with Rev. John Snyder officiating.   Inurnment will be in the church cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Holmesville Church of the Brethren.  A guestbook for signatures will be available at Fox Funeral Home on Monday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and at the church one hour preceding the services on Tuesday.  A guestbook for signatures and messages of condolence is available online at Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.