Betty R. Sedwick

June 30, 2012

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.

Survived by:

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.

Preceded by:

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.


3 Condolences for “Betty R. Sedwick”

  1. Debbie Kennedy July 2, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    So sorry for your loss; I know Betty will be missed. Darleen wish I could be there for you but I will see you when I return. Be strong and remember the good times like the Craft & Hobby Show. Love you girl!

  2. Mark and Leanna Sheets July 2, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Just wanted you to know we are thinking about your family. Your mom was a very good person and will be missed.

  3. Martha Goings July 2, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    Dear family of Betty – I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Betty – ‘Many Years Ago’ Betty and I attended Sugar Creek School together and Leon and I were cousins via our Mothers’ were first cousins. Betty was always the same, had a great personality and a beautiful smile. My sympathy to you as children, and to Leon’s brothers and sisters… Prayers for all of you at this time. Martha Wimborough Goings –

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