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Betty Browning

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3-7 p.m.
Sunday, December 16, 2018

Hindman Funeral Home (Chandler)

Funeral Service

11 a.m.
Monday, December 17, 2018

Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren

Browning, Betty (Rager), 85, North Fort Myers, FL, formerly of Johnstown (Benshoff Hill), passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 12, 2018. Born May 9, 1933, in Johnstown, daughter of Archie Elsworth Rager and Jennie June (White). Preceded in death by beloved husband of 60 years, James “Jim” V. Browning; parents; brothers, Joseph, Archie, and Sylvester Dean Rager; sisters, Sara Oaks, Jennie June Hochstein, Virginia Bracken, and Edna Serro. Survived by children, Randy married to Cheryl (Aventi), Johnstown; Debra married to Thomas Burkey, South Fork; Roger married to Kimberly (Baur), Ashburn, VA; grandchildren, Mandy Burkey; Thomas and Tanner Browning; and brother, Jack Rager. Most recently Betty lived at Fountain View Park in Florida enjoying life in a caring, active community. Betty was a homemaker and worked at many different businesses through the years, including Bestform, Sunny Court Motel, Central Storage, and Hallmark. She was judge of elections in Middle Taylor Township, a member of the Middle Taylor Township Ladies Auxiliary, a member of Independent Order of Odd Fellows (Rebekahs), a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren in Johnstown and a member of the Saving Grace Church of the Brethren in Fort Myers, FL. Betty enjoyed her life in Florida where she had many friends and enjoyed playing cards, biking, swimming, volunteering at the community thrift shop, and getting a good bargain at a yard sale or auction. Friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. Sunday December 16 at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., and then again on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren. Pastor Rob Wolf, officiating. Interment at Benshoff Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans & Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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