GENEVA — Betty L. Lambert, age 78, of Route 46 South, Lenox Township, Ohio, died Sunday morning, Jan. 12, 2014, at University Hospital Medical Center in Geneva.
Born Feb. 20, 1935, in Newton Falls, Ohio, she was the daughter of Walter H. and Margaret E. (Airwyke) Wortman. On Feb. 12, 1954, Betty and Johnnie Lambert were married in New Lyme, Ohio. She has been a longtime resident of Ashtabula County.
She enjoyed quilting, plastic crafts, cooking, playing Nintendo and cards.
Survivors include her husband, Johnnie of Lenox Township; children, Debbie (Ed) Basham of Lenox Township, James (Janet) Lambert of Kingman, Ariz., John Lambert of Lenox Township, Barbara (Dennis) Patterson of Jefferson and Bonnie (Moses) Harris of Denmark Township; siblings, Eleanor (Duke) Bernardo of Ohio, Nancy Storch of Florida, Jack (Liz) Wortman of Florida, Virginia Maycroft of Michigan and Bill (Shirley) Wortman of Florida; seven grandchildren, Karen Pouewells, April (Steve) Terry, Raymond Underwood, Heather Livingston, Michael (Anne) Onion, Jennifer Azzano and Aaron Harris; nine great-grandchildren, Mere, Cassey, Ashton, Heather, Alec, Shane, Parker, Abigail and Darryn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Johnnie L. Lambert Jr. (1955); siblings, Walter Jr., Daniel, Annabelle, Katharyn and two siblings in infancy.
Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 18th, at the Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS & CREMATORY, INC., 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, Ohio, with Celebrant Alisa Nierzejewski officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Cortland, Ohio.
Calling Hours will be held Friday, Jan. 17th, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family, envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.
Condolence expressions and obituary at fleming-billman.com and starbeacon.com.