BETTY R. SLUDER, 86, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 10:35 a.m. Friday, November 12, 2010 in Methodist Hospital at Indianapolis, IN. She was born July 8, 1924 in Lewis, IN to Harry W. Sparks and Bessie L. (Bedwell) Sparks.
She was married to her first husband, Cyril Collins who preceded her in death in 1981 and second husband, Norman Sluder in 1997. Survivors include sisters, Clara Coverstone of Jasonville, IN and Ethel Mathers of Jasonville, IN; nephews, Dana & Jennifer Coverstone of Burkesville, KY, Darin Coverstone of Jasonville, IN, Rick & Eva Sparks of Worthington, IN, Bob Mathers of Jasonville, IN, Gene Mathers of Jasonville, IN, Richard & Juanita Mathers of Jasonville, IN; nieces, Niki & Rick Jackson of Dugger, IN, Darla & Chris Cottom of West Terre Haute, IN, Renita & Jeff Secrest of Jasonville, IN; step-son, Jim Sluder of Jasonville, IN; step-daughter, Janice Salyers of Greenfield, IN; numerous great-nieces and nephews, step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; brother, George Sparks; sister-in-law, Jeannie Sparks.
She had worked at Sarkes Tarzian at Bloomington, IN; Lane Bryant at Indianapolis, IN and retired from Hamilton’s Meat Processing Family in Jasonville, IN. Betty was a member of Jasonville Assembly of God Church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian Street, Jasonville, IN. Visitation was 5-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the Jasonville Assembly of God Church. Funeral Services were 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at the church with Pastor Dana Coverstone and Pastor Sam Bush. Interment was in K of P Cemetery at Hymera, IN.