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Obituary: Ruth Betenson

Ruth Berry Betenson, 78, passed away on March 3, 2001 in the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, while undergoing treat-ment for congestive heart failure.

She was born on October 10, 1922 in Summit, Utah to John Maurice and Florence Farrow Berry. She married Francis W. Betenson on December 11, 1945 in the Manti, Utah LDS Temple.

Survivors include her husband Francis of Cedar City, Utah; children, Brent (Dixie) Betenson of Richfield, Utah; Kathyrn B. (Jesse) Long of Montrose, Colorado; and JoAnn Williams of Francis, Utah. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a sister Leone (Leland) Wade of Cedar City, Utah. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers Kenneth, Ross, and Rex.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 9, 2001 at 1 p.m. at the Cedar City 9th Ward LDS Chapel (256 South 900 West). Friends may call Thursday evening from

6 - 8 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Southern Utah Mortuary (190 North 300 West). Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery.