Annie E. “Betty” Dennis
Annie Elizabeth “Betty” Dennis, 86 of Tipton went to Our Lord Jesus Christ early Sunday morning, February 11, 2018 at I.U. Health Tipton Hospital. She was born on October 28, 1931 in Southport, England to Leonard and Susan Annie (Smith) Ramsden. Betty married Donald Leroy Dennis on June 13, 1953. He preceded her in death on February 6, 2000.
Betty was a trained beautician in England before coming to the United States. She was a member of West Street Christian Church where she sang in the choir in her earlier years. Betty was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Women of the Moose and the Lady Elks, all in Tipton.
Betty enjoyed attending her children’s events as they grew up and continued her enthusiasm with her grandchildren’s activities. She and Don will be remembered by many as hosting numerous gatherings and outdoor parties at their home over the years.
She is survived by her daughters, Susie Flook and husband Brad of Greentown, Laurie Gentry and husband Dennis of Angola, Andrea Baxter of Muncie, and E.J. Tolle and husband Aaron of Tipton. Betty has seven grandchildren, Kristen Bravo and husband Kristian, Derek Flook and wife Molly, Kagan Gentry, Kameron Gentry, Audrey Schmaltz, Aden Tolle and Quinn Tolle and great-grandchildren Eliana and Lincoln Bravo and Emelia and Maverick Flook. She is also survived by a brother, Derrick Ramsden and wife Linda of Formby, England, one sister, Sheila McSloy and husband Bernard of Berkdale, England, and a special friend, Jim Biddle of Tipton.
Funeral services will be at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, at Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Linda McKiernan-Allen presiding. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial at Fairview Cemetery will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday.
Memorial donations may be made to the Tipton American Legion Honor Guard, 129 N. Independence Street, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.