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Betty Roush

November 20, 1932 — March 2, 2020


Betty Jean Roush, beloved mother and grandmother, age 87, of Hillsboro, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Monday morning, March 2, 2020 at the Salyer Adult Group Home in Hillsboro.

She was born November 20, 1932 in Pricetown, Ohio, daughter of the late Raymond Ulric Fawley and Stella (Shafer) Fawley. On February 18, 1951 she married Ralph E. "Bud" Roush Jr.

Betty was a faithful member of the Union Church of Christ for over 60 years and became involved in the Hillsboro Church of Christ after moving into town.

Surviving are three daughters, Susan Gay (Mike) Young of Sardinia, Pamela Joy (Rick) Murray of Columbus, and Andrea Jean (Jim) Bush of Hillsboro, seven grandchildren, Shawn (Leslie) Young, James (Brandi) Murray, Bethany (Jason) Gilliland, Jordan Murray, Katie (Vince) Rapp,  Jess (Mark) Graham and Gideon (Jen) Bush, and sixteen great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. "Bud" Roush Jr., who passed away on February 18, 2012, a granddaughter, Stephanie Fitch, great-grandson, Levi Murray, and two brothers, LaVerne Fawley and Gerald Ervin Fawley.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Hillsboro Church of Christ, 155 W. Walnut St., with Pastor Jim Bush officiating.  A private burial will be held at the convenience of the family at Union Cemetery near Taylorsville.


Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home is serving the family.

The family would like to expresses their deepest appreciation and thanks to the Salyer Adult Group Home for caring for Betty so lovingly, Hospice of Hope for their compassionate care at the end, and to her special friends, who meant so much to her.

If desired, contributions in Betty Jean's memory may be made to the Union Cemetery Association c/o Jenny Roler, 3540 N. Taylorsville Rd. Hillsboro, OH 45133.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Betty Roush, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Hillsboro Church of Christ

155 W Walnut St, Hillsboro, OH 45133

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Private Interment

Edgington Funeral Home Hillsboro


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