Betty Ann Hurtt, 83, of New Holland, Ohio, died Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 6 p.m. at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Court House where she had been a resident since May 9, 2016.

Betty was born November 19, 1937, in Pickaway County, Ohio to Dean and Ruth Lucille Landman Speakman and was reared by her mother and step-father, Virgil Grant Farmer.  She was a 1956 graduate of New Holland High School and lived most of her life in the New Holland community.

She had been a beautician and had worked in several area beauty shops.  She had also been a babysitter and formerly served as activities director at Wintersong Village and Quiet Acres Nursing Home.

Betty was a member of the New Holland Church of Christ.

On June 15, 1958, she married Paul Edwin Hurtt.  He preceded her in death on March 2, 2017.

Betty is survived by two sons, Mark Hurtt and his husband, Todd Koger of Columbus and Brian Hurtt of Akron; a daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and John Womack of Catlettsburg, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Blythe and Megan Oty and Mallory Moser and her husband, Jared; six great grandchildren, Saraya, Keiyanna, Makayla, Madison, Marquis and K’Veon and a sister, Carolyn Jean Speakman of Groveport, Ohio.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation will be observed and there will be no visitation or service.

Memorial contributions may be made to ProMedica Hospice,116 Morris Road, Suite B, Circleville, Ohio 43113 or  the Central Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio  43215.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland.

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