Betty Voorhies


Betty E. Voorhies, 88, went home to her heavenly Father October 31, 2016. She was born on June 9, 1928, in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Robert and Christine Clark.

She retired from Pitney Bowes after 27 years of service. She moved to Four Seasons Retirement Center in Columbus, Indiana, around 2005.

Betty is preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald E.;her parents, Robert and Christine Clark; and brothers, Herb and Chuck.

She is survived by her son, Ken and wife Jennifer Voorhis of Mammoth, Wyoming; daughter, Gail Voorhis and family friend Pat Bennett of Shelbyville, Indiana; grandchildren, Bonnie Jo (Voorhis) and husband Dan Dziesinski, Woody and Robin Voorhis and Leslie (Todd) Lewis; great-grandchildren, Lysi, Belle, Drew and Xander Lewis; brother, Raymond and wife Norma Clark; and sisters-in-law, Carol Clark and Norma G. Clark. She was also survived by nephews, nieces and other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, you may honor Betty by sending donations in her memory to provide young people opportunities to experience the Great Smoky Mountains or Yellowstone National Park. To do so contact Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont ( or Yellowstone Association (

Arrangements were entrusted to Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home in Dayton, Ohio.

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