Betty L. LaRue

March 21, 1934 - November 30, 2020
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Betty Lou LaRue, age 86 of Cridersville, passed at 11:32 a.m., Monday, November 30, 2020 at Otterbein-Cridersville. She was born March 21, 1934 in Delphos, Ohio to the late Elbert Theodore and Nellie Mae Hittle Butler. On May 29, 1953 she married Robert A. ‘Bob’ LaRue who passed February 5, 2002.

Betty had worked for Mattel Toys in California, then Artex, but was always a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Cridersville United Calvary Church which integrated and is now Cridersville United Methodist Church. She loved creating and selling crafts, enjoyed painting and drawing, and working in her flower bed. She had been involved with the Citizens Band Radio Club, the Eagles, and the V.F.W. auxiliary in Middlepoint.

She is survived by a daughter – Debra K. (Kerry) Gatliff of Griffin, Gerogia; a son – Dwayne A. (Kim) LaRue of Cloverdale; 3 grandchildren – Robert C. (Robin) Gatliff; Shawn A. (April) LaRue; Jeremy L. (Tina) LaRue; 4 great grandchildren – Caleb A. LaRue; Layne LaRue; Casey LaRue; Liam LaRue; a sister – Arneda (Russel) Shark of Spencerville; and a sister-in-law – Wanda Butler of Englewood; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers – Edward Butler, Ralph Butler, and Elbert Butler, Jr. and a sister – Goldie Shaeffer.

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Born: March 21, 1934
Died: November 30, 2020

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Debbie Gatliff posted on 12/13/20

My Mother, my best friend Kerry and I will miss you with all our heart. I hold dear all the things you taught me and the deepest love you had for your family. Your light will always shine brightly through us and loving memories will comfort us in our sorrow. But I know we will be with be together with you and Daddy again one day. Thank you both for making me the person I've become today. I'm thankful to have had you as my parents! Rest in peace Momma in the Kingdom of our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Savior. Until we met again Momma, Debbie and Kerry


Your Daughter Debbie posted on 12/12/20

My Mother my best friend, Kerry and I will miss you dearly. But I know we will see one another again some day. You're in my mind and heart forever and nothing can change that! Thank you for everything you and Daddy taught me. That knowledge and love is what makes me who I am today. I'm proud to had you both as my parents. You loved your family with all your heart and if you had her as a friend you were friends for life. Rest peacefully Momma, in the Kingdom of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.


Robin R Gatliff posted on 12/9/20

grandma was amazing person that i was honored to have know she will be miss by our family i am honored to know her family and be married into the family i love u grandma always you will always be in my heart even though u are heaven we will see soon love Robert & Robin


Hannah Shaeffer posted on 12/4/20

She was a amazing person she made us laugh smile giggle she was a good person she will be dearly missed


Hannah Shaeffer posted on 12/4/20

In memory of Betty L. LaRue, Hannah Shaeffer lit a candle


Greg & Lisa (Mooney) Lowry posted on 12/3/20

So sorry for your loss, Debbie, Dwayne & families. I talked to Betty almost 2 years ago. Such a sweet lady.


Dawn Wapperom posted on 12/3/20

In memory of Betty L. LaRue, Dawn Wapperom lit a candle


Linda bowers posted on 12/3/20

Sorry for your lost she will be missed mom and her can talk with all are love