Betty A. Woolslager, age 89, a resident of rural Portland, passed away Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Jay County Hospital. She was a homemaker and worked at Jay Garment in Portland. Betty was a member of the Bellefountain United Methodist Church. She and her husband were longtime residents of Bellefountain in Noble Township, Jay County. 

She was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of Paul and Inez (Baldauf) Stults. She was married on Feb. 19, 1947, to Joseph H. Woolslager and he passed away in 2005.

Survivors include:

One daughter — Linda Deaton, Bellefountain, Indiana

Two brothers — John Stults (wife: Inez), Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Lowell Stults (companion: Dottie), Fort Wayne, Indiana

Two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren 

Visitation will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland. Services will follow at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Hugh Kelly officiating. Burial will follow in Salamonia Cemetery, southeast of Portland.

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