Betty Jane Scheffel, 73, of Diagonal Road, Kent, died Thursday at Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Born Oct. 13, 1924 in Bedford, she was the daughter of George and Maxine (Stancliff) Yost.
Mrs. Scheffel taught at Lake County, Twinsburg, Hudson and Ravenna schools. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Streetsboro.
Survivors include her husband, Chester, whom she married Jan. 2, 1946; son, Gary (Kathy) of Streetsboro; daughter, Mrs. John (Vickie) Mathews of Timmonsville, S.C.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, George Yost of Chagrin Falls; and sister, Wilma Hull of Franklin, N.C. Her brothers, Richard, Nelson and Joe Yost, died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Workman and the Rev. Bill Moser officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Streetsboro.
Memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 9890 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, 44241.