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Betty Marie Fanny

Dec 21, 2017
Betty Marie Fanny

printed 12/22/2017


Betty Marie Fanny, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at her home.

Born in Wilmington, Delaware, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Helen Bolen Baker.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, James R. Fanny, and son, James R. Fanny, Jr.

Surviving, are her sons, John Fanny and his wife, Jennifer, of Newark, Delaware, Larry Fanny and his wife, Gladys, of Hampton, Iowa, Stephen Fanny and his wife, Karen, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Robert Fanny and his wife, Peggy, of Galivati’s Ferry, South Carolina.

She was an adored grandmother to 15 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Eugene Baker, and his wife, Missy, of Newark, Delaware and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were siblings, Francis Baker, John Baker and Geraldine Baker Malice.

Betty had been a homemaker. She enjoyed line dancing, baking, fishing and shopping at Sears. She loved to travel and visit with her children and grandchildren. Later in life she spent many happy hours at the senior center in Hampton, Iowa. She never had a driver’s license but had so many friends, she never lacked a ride to any place she wanted to go.

A memorial service was held on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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