Betty Isabelle Speck, daughter, wife, mother and caregiver, 80 of West Portsmouth passed away Friday March 1, 2019 at Crystal Care Center in Franklin Furnace. She was born on September 13, 1938 in Otway, Ohio to William Carey and Donna Bernice (Holt) Kremin. On July 20, 1954 Betty was united in marriage to Ralph Speck who survives. Also surviving are a son, Tom (Kathy) Speck of West Portsmouth; a daughter, Karen (Tim) Ledford of Crab Orchard, KY; four grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren; two brothers, William Calvin Kremin and Monte Victor Kremin; and three sisters; Julia Brown, Geneva Faye (Ronald) Emrich and Donna Webb. In addition to her parents Betty was preceded in death by a son Dennis Speck, a daughter Donna Pearl Speck and brother-in-law, Kenneth Brown.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Botkin Hornback Funeral Home in Otway with Jared Timberlake officiating. Burial will follow in Scioto Burial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crystal Care Center, 4734 Gallia Pike, Franklin Furnace, Ohio 45629.