MERECKA, Betty Irene (Doudna)

MERECKA, Betty Irene (Doudna,) 71, of Barnesville, OH, died Monday. January 7, 2013 at her home.

She was born in Barnesville, OH on August 6, 1941 to the late Aflred M. and Alice (Starbuck) Doudna.

Betty was a member of the Philadelphia Church of God in Canton, OH. She was a homemaker and took care of the family farm.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John H. Merecka November 15, 2012 and two brothers: Gene Doudna and Vernon Doudna.

She is survived by her children: Monty John (Trish) Merecka of Boling, TX, Vicky Beth (Dennis) Rolf of Boling, TX, Lory Loma Shelton of Austin, TX, Charles Alfred (Bridget) Merecka of Boling, TX and Justin Joe (Janie) Merecka of Boling, TX; 11 grandchildren; and three brothers: Harold Doudna of Barnesville, Robert Jerrald Doudna of Barnesville, and Phillip (Arsenia) Doudna of Barnesville.

Visitation will be held on Thursday January 10, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Ohio. The service will be held on Friday January 11, 2013 at 11a.m. with Pastor Aaron Eagle officiating. Burial will follow at the family farm.