Betty J. Petit

By | February 25, 2018
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Betty J. Petit, age 85, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born June 19, 1932 in Linton, Indiana to the late Theodore and Mary (Hicks) Passen.

Betty, a loving homemaker, enjoyed staying at home watching her favorite T.V. shows and visiting with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Kay Costello of Wellston; grandchildren, Chris “Precious” Griswold, Tony Costello (Jennifer Davis), Christy Rippeth and Nikki Carpenter (Charles); great-grandchildren, Courtney Rippeth, Jessica Hall (Travis), Ryan Griswold (Shannon), Andrew Griswold, Zach Maynard, Brooklyn Carpenter, and Olivia Jade Costello; great-great-grandchildren, Quinton Griswold and Kylee Mills; sister, Della M. Passen; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse J. Petit in 2007; son, Jesse J. Petit, Jr.; daughter, Susie Darnell; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 12 to 2 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will follow the calling hours at 2 p.m. and burial will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the family at