Betsy A. Kunkle

New Waterford – Betsy A. Kunkle, 85, of Bentwood Drive, formerly of East Palestine, died at 10:53 p.m. Saturday at the Covington Community Campus, East Palestine, where she had been a patient.

Betsy was born Dec. 5, 1928 in East Palestine, a daughter of the late William J. and Margaret McGuckin Watson. She was a life resident of the area and at one time owned and operated Crestwood Pottery.

She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church, East Palestine.

Betsy is survived by two daughters, Sue (Brian) Mills, East Palestine and Darla J. (Robert) Copeland, Bloomingdale; three sons, William D. (Jen) Kunkle, with whom she resided; Robert A. (Tara) Kunkle, East Palestine, and Richard D. (Marlene) Kunkle, Leetonia; and 10 grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home, East Palestine. Burial will follow in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.