Elizabeth Rose (Betty) Ebey

March 15, 1939 - September 10, 2019

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Monday, September 16, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel

Tuesday, September 17, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Tuesday, September 17, 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Elizabeth Rose “Betty” Ebey, 80, of LaGrange and formerly of Wolcottville died Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 11:11 p.m. at Parkview LaGrange Hospital in LaGrange.

She was born March 15, 1939, in Ezel, Kentucky, to Clayton Havens, Sr. and Daisy (Murphy) Havens.

On February 7, 1956, in Goshen she married Philip Ebey. He preceded her in death on April 20, 2012.

Mrs. Ebey had resided in Wolcottville for 60 years, coming from Kentucky.

She had worked for 35 years as a cook at the Wolcott Mills School in Wolcottville.

She was a member of the Wolcottville United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Connie (Jerry Bolen) Kitchen of LaGrange; a son, Jerry (Sue Richardson) Ebey of Syracuse; five grandchildren, Jackie Waterman, Jerry Ebey, Jr., Justin Ebey, Tara Layne, and Aaron Kitchen; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth (Phil) Hamilton of Elkhart; and two brothers, Billy Joe (Shirley) Havens of Millersburg and Michael Havens, of Milford.

She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Rodney Kitchen; and four brothers, Clayton Havens, Jr., Ralph Havens, Donald Havens, and Jim Havens.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Pastor David Mathews officiating. Burial will be in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

Pallbearers are Jerry Ebey, Justin Ebey, Jerry Ebey, Jr., Trent Ebey, Aaron Kitchen, and Shanon Layne.

Calling is Monday, September 16, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Preferred memorials are to the Wolcottville United Methodist Church.

View a video tribute after Monday or share memories and condolences at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Martha Clifton
September 14th, 2019 9:29pm

Sending prayers. May God give your hearts comfort and peace. Love you. We all loved Betty dearly

Heather Shepherd
September 12th, 2019 1:41am
Rome City, IN

The kids and I love you Betty❤️ You were such a blessing to all of us, especially Cole. He thought the world of you. You will be missed so much❤️

Donna Marks
September 12th, 2019 1:20am
Clermont GA,

What a special friend she has been to our family for so many years!! She will definitely be missed - many wonderful memories. Thoughts and prayers to her family.

Sheila Adams
September 11th, 2019 11:55pm
Fort Wayne

I will miss this special lady ! She will always be my mother in-law. See you on the other side Betty!

Kathy Messer
September 11th, 2019 10:26pm
3135 S 1150E Lagrange

Prayers and hugs for the family I worked with Phil at Dometic and got to know Betty as well

Noreen Elser
September 11th, 2019 10:13pm
wolcottville Indiana

I loved this lady ❤️, my heart and prayers are with you and your family you will be truly missed. Heaven has received an angel.