Betty Jane Pifer

Betty Jane Pifer, 85, of Ashland, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Belmont Tower.

She was born April 17, 1929, in Ashland, to Jay Arthur Fulk and Edith (Jessie) Ferguson. She married Paul Eby Pifer Dec. 2, 1950, and he preceded her in death Dec. 26, 2008.

Survivors include two daughters, Patti (Howard) Carlisle of Tiffin and Pam (Steve) Ritchie of Ashland; one granddaughter; two sisters, Bonnie Krause of Ashland and Marjorie Brown of Melborne, Fla.; and one brother, Carl Fulk of Ashland.

In addition to her husband, Paul, she was preceded in death by her parents and seven siblings, Wade Fulk, Paul Fulk, Francis Katherine Pfeifer, Howard Fulk, Richard Fulk, Marshall Fulk and Victor Fulk.

Her funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, April 21, at Heyl Funeral Home, 227 Broad St., Ashland, OH 44805, (419) 289-8233, with the Rev. David Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow at Ashland Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral Monday at the funeral home.