Betty M Shadley

Betty Matthews Shadley, 79 years of Lima, passed away Thursday July 21, 2016 at her residence in Lima.

She was born in Peebles on Jan. 14, 1937, the daughter of the late Francis and Edna (Dixon) Stephens. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two sons, Fred and Dan Reed, and one brother Omar Stephens.

Betty is survived by her husband Wayne Shadley, whom she married on Oct. 16, 1976; two sons, Maverick and Della Matthews of San Tan Valley, Ariz. and Shawn and Teresa Matthews of Lima; one brother, W.R. Stephens of Arizona; 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at the Wallace Thompson Funeral Home on Tuesday July 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. Dave Hopkins will officiate with burial to follow at the Locust Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call on Tuesday July 26, 2016 from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the Funeral Home.

To sign our online guestbook, please visit us at