Elizabeth “Betty” Price, 92, of Morenci, died Sunday morning, October 6, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of the Elara Caring Hospice. She was born January 10, 1927 in Medina Twp. to the late Harold and Cecil (Dunn) Dilworth.
Betty graduated from Morenci High School in the class of 1944. She married Walter L. Price on June 1, 1946, who preceded her in death on July 7, 1998. For 27 years, Betty and Walter owned and operated Morenci Hatchery and Pittsburgh Paints in Morenci.
Betty was a member of the Morenci First United Methodist Church, the Morenci Garden Club and a life-long member of the Morenci Legion Post 368 Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening and particularly loved spending time with her family especially all of her many grandchildren.
Betty is survived by her three children, Mike (Sherri) Price of Morenci, Jeff (Vickie) Price of Hudson, and Mary Price and Doug Okonski of Fort Wayne, IN; a sister, Frances Feather of Morenci; 11 grandchildren; twenty three great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Walter and her parents, she was preceded by three sisters and two brothers.
A funeral service for Betty will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci with Pastor Donna Galloway officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions in honor of Betty can be made to the Morenci United Methodist Church or Elara Caring Hospice.