Betty R. Sedwick 77, of Kirklin, IN, died at 5:55 a.m. June 30, 2012 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. Born August 3, 1934 in Lee County, VA to Charlie & Cora (Lester) Alder. She married Leon M. Sedwick on July 15, 1955 and he preceded her in death on August 11, 2009. Mrs. Sedwick was a 1953 graduate of Scircleville High School. She retired from Delco in Kokomo, where she worked from 1953-1990. She was a member of the Kirklin Christian Church, Kirklin Order of Eastern Star, Kirklin American Legion Auxiliary and a former member of the Phi Chi Sorority and the Moose Auxiliary, both in Frankfort. Mrs. Sedwick enjoyed reading, crocheting and finishing the woodworking projects started by Leon. She was caring, loving and gentle, she loved her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her entire family was important to her. She loved to laugh and Betty and Leon were known by friends as Mom & Pop.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Pastor Joe McAdams will officiate. Visitation will be Monday, July 2nd from 4-8 p .m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirklin, IN. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Son: Terry M. (Tamey) Sedwick of Kirklin
2 Daughters: Darleen (Michael) Bartley of rural Frankfort and Patricia (Brien) Compton of rural Frankfort
Sister: Barbara Surber of Forest
Sister-in-Law: Shirley Alder of Anderson
4 Grandchildren: Rachel Gallichan, Chris Timmons, Brady & Tanner Compton
5 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles “Bud” Alder, sister, Shirlene Scott, brother-in-law, Ralph Surber, and one great grandson, Parker Timmons.