Betty A. “Bets” Mott, 86, of Sugar Grove, PA., died peacefully Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Warren Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. Betty was born May 25, 1933 in Freemont, Nebraska. She was the daughter of Russell and Maggie Marie Stoddard Southwell. Betty resided in Sugar Grove, PA. for the past 54 years. She was employed with numerous restaurants as a waitress. She taught ballroom dancing for Arthur Murray Dance Studio. Betty is lovingly remembered as a woman of great heart and wit, with an independent spirit. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Betty enjoyed gardening, animals and nature. She especially loved hers and her neighbor’s animals, no animal ever went hungry. She also enjoyed going for car rides to get ice cream.
She is survived by her daughter, Jayne Carrington and husband, Ted of Warren, PA., 8 Siblings – Mary Jane Dersam of Sugar Grove, PA., Bill Southwell of Warren, PA., Mona Wolcott, Linda Haner, Becky Hitchcock (Will), Madaline Southwell, Larry Southwell and Rosalie Southwell all of Sugar Grove, PA., 2 Grandchildren – Chasity Kohn and husband, George Jr., Jeremiah Arnold and wife, Janel, 4 Great Grandchildren – George Kohn, II, Jace, Jovana and Juniper Arnold, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 Brother – Bub Southwell, 1 Grandson.
A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through any Animal Shelter of a donor’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com <www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com/> The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.