Betty J. Ring, 86

Betty J. Ring, 86, of Wabash, died at 8:35 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. 

She was born Aug. 13, 1929, in Wabash, to Harry and Nina Holmes.

Betty was a 1949 graduate of Three Rivers High School in Three Rivers, Michigan. She married William "Jack" Ring in Three Rivers on Nov. 16, 1949; he died Oct. 31, 1984. She was a longtime member of the Wabash First Church of God and a former member of the Wabash Order of the Eastern Star. Betty was an excellent seamstress and also enjoyed doing needlework. Betty moved back to Wabash in 1964 from Kalamazoo, Michigan.

She is survived by four daughters, Jennifer (James) Thomas and Margie (Steve) White, both of Wabash, Mary (Jeff Baker) Blackburn of Logansport, Indiana, and Rebecca Nisbet of Warsaw, Indiana, 10 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren.  She was also preceded in death by her parents,  her son, William  Ring, daughter, Jacqueline Martin, 4 Brothers, and 2 Sisters.

As per Betty's request there will be no services. Burial will be at a later date in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Wabash First Church of God.

The memorial guest book for Betty may be signed at


Posted on 2016 May 06