Obituary for Elizabeth E. “Betty” Cone


Elizabeth E. “Betty” Cone

Elizabeth E. “Betty” Cone, 96 of Pierceton, Indiana passed away at 10:00 am December 5, 2016 in Millers Merry Manor at Oak Pointe, Columbia City, Indiana.

On March 22, 1920, she was born in Nappanee, Indiana to Frank and Veva (Goshorn) Hamsher. She was united in marriage to Charles Cone on December 30, 1943 in New Paris, Indiana, who preceded her in death on June 24, 1997.

Betty came to the Pierceton area in 1946. She worked for Whitley Products for seventeen years, retiring in 1985. She also worked as a mending seamstress for many years. She was a member of Pierceton Presbyterian Church.

Betty is survived by three sons, Dana (and spouse Kathy) Cone, Syracuse, Kent Cone and his companion Deana Holbrook, Pierceton and Todd Cone, Pierceton; one daughter-in-law, Cinda Cone, Alexandria; 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her son, Garth Cone, her daughter, Carla Cone Freel, her grandson, Evan Freel and five brothers.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Pierceton Presbyterian Church, Pierceton with Lou Collier officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.

Visitation hours will be from 4:00 – 7:00 pm Friday, December 9, 2016 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton and also from 10:00 – 11:00 am Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to Pierceton Presbyterian Church, 309 South First Street, Pierceton, Indiana 46562.



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