She was born August 5, 1928 in Logan; a daughter of the late Leroy and Lavera (Ball) Piersall. She was a member of Mason United Methodist Church, Charter member of the Order of Eastern Star #23, and a 1945 graduate of Wellsburg High School.
Betty was a devoted wife of the late Joseph Lish; mother of Joseph “Eddie” Lish; and sister to Cora LaVera Yeager, who all precede her in death.
Betty was a loving mother of daughters, Josetta “Jody” (Larry) Noble of Mason, Donna (Robert) Knapp of Long Bottom, Ohio, and Lisa (Randall) Thorne of Point Pleasant; a caring grandmother of Jeff (Lana) Noble, Chris (Michelle) Noble, Holly (Jared) Thorne-Nichols, Anthony Wilson, and Frank Lish. She also is survived by her step grandchildren, Mike (Trish) Stanhope, and Brad (Debbie) Stanhope; six great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Vickie Lish of Hartford; sister, Ann (Arnold) Persinger of Mt. Hope; brother-in-law, Charles Yeager of Mason; and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
A funeral and Eastern Star service will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 1, 2010, at Mason United Methodist Church will Rev. Scott Knowlton officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Monday, at the church.
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