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Betty R. Walker

Betty R. Walker (nee Garford), 92, of Elyria, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Center Ridge Health Campus, North Ridgeville.

She was born March 3, 1922 in Elyria, where she was a lifelong resident and a member of Elyria V.F.W. Post 1079 Auxiliary.

Betty is survived by a daughter, Georgia M. (Glenn) Mahaffey; and a son, Ronald H. (Kathleen) Walker, both of Elyria; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Joan Shepard of Strongsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George M. Walker in 1976; grandson, Joseph A. Hebebrand in 2013; sisters, Alice Garford, Mary Ellen Jackson, Harriett "Jane" Johnson; and parents, Harry and Margaret Garfoed.

Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

Arrangements by Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria. For online condolences, visit

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