Betty Joan Bain

Betty Joan Bain, 92, of Reelsville, Indiana passed away at Mill Pond Health Campus on August 4, 2019 following an extended illness.

She was born on September 12, 1926, in Brazil, Indiana the daughter of Willis and Elizabeth (Walden) Mercer. She graduated from Van Buren High School. She retired from Montgomery Wards in Greencastle. Betty married Robert Bain Jr. on April 5, 1947; he passed away on May 15, 2016. Betty was a long-time member of Putnamville Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her family – especially her grandkids and cooking.

Betty is survived by her 4 children: Sandy Hutcheson and husband Kenny of Reelsville, Sharon Blaydes and husband Steve of Reelsville, Don Bain and wife Rita of Reelsville, and Dan Bain and wife Dianna of Reelsville; grandchildren: Julie Peters (Mark), Ann Taylor, Jennifer Smith (Bryan), Stephen Paul Blaydes Jr. (Rachelle), Gretchen Wallace (Ian), Lindsay Tiepen (Aaron), Hilarie Logan (Todd), Valarie Bartrom (Phil), and Daniel Robert Bain (Shawna); step-grandson Jesse Stanley (Janelle); many great-grandchildren; a sister Mary Hoskins of Reelsville;

Betty was preceded in death by her husband Robert Bain Jr.; granddaughter Haley Bain; siblings: Bob Mercer, Bill Mercer, and Ruby Mercer in infancy.

Visitation will be at French Funeral Home, 421 East National Ave. Brazil, Indiana 47834, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 10am until 12:00pm. Services will be at the funeral home, on Wednesday, at noon. Burial will follow at Boone Hutcheson Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mill Pond Health Campus 1014 Mill Pond Ln, Greencastle, IN 46135

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