Betty Jean Erskine (October 13, 1921 – December 26, 2010)

Betty Jean Erskine, 89, of Zanesville died at 9:35 AM Sunday December 26, 2010 at Cedar Hill Care Center.

She was born October 13, 1921 in Zanesville the daughter of the late Samuel E. and Flo Young Erskine. Betty was a member of Putnam Presbyterian Church, member of the Rose Society and Women’s Association at church, retired from General Electric after 30 plus years in the office and volunteered for Genesis Healthcare. Betty was a very kind person and a friend to everyone especially children and her neighbors. She loved her dogs and all animals.

Betty is survived by a cousin: Dollie M. Gatewood of Zanesville.

Preceding her in death were her parents and brother: Lewis Erskine.

Private graveside services will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery. Bryan & Snider Funeral Home 2318 Maple Ave. is assisting the Erskine family with arrangements.

Memorial Contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to Putnam Presbyterian Church, PO Box 672, Zanesville, OH 43701 or Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care 713 Forest Ave. Zanesville, OH 43701.

To share memories and condolences with the Erskine family, visit Betty’s memorial on-line registry at