Betty DePlanty


ROCKVILLE, Ind. – Betty Lou DePlanty, 89, of Chrisman, passed away at 2:55 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Vermillion Convalescent Center, Clinton, Ind. She was a homemaker.

A funeral service was 3 p.m. EST Sunday, Feb. 3, at Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville, Ind., with her son Bob DePlanty officiating. Burial followed in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Scottland, Illinois. Visitation was from 1 p.m. until the service time Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. DePlanty was born April 28, 1929, in Clay County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Hubert Featherston and Margaret Lamb Featherston. She married Roy O. DePlanty Nov. 28, 1946, and their marriage lasted 50 years until his death Nov. 14, 1997.

Survivors include one son, Bob (Gayle) DePlanty of Rockville; one daughter, Linda Hoesman of Sullivan, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jim DePlanty; son-in-law, Mitch Hoesman; great-grandson, Ethan Hoesman; brother, Russell Featherson; three sisters, Velma Jean Davis, Wilma Featherston and Mary “Kate” Jones.

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