News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 25, 2012

Betty I. Trueblood


TERRE HAUTE — Betty I. Trueblood, 85, of Terre Haute, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Betty was born June 24, 1927, in Vigo County, to Reuben Milner and Dorothy (Bedwell) Milner.

She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Grubb and her husband Russell of Terre Haute; a brother, George Milner and his wife Anna Mae; daughter-in-law, Patty Trueblood of Terre Haute; sister-in-law, Shirley Jones of Burnham, Ill.; four grandchildren, Ronnie Trueblood Jr. and his wife Nita of Terre Haute, Darrell Trueblood and his wife Belinda of Tennessee, Sara Grubb of Terre Haute, and Mandy Fowler and husband John Jr. of Fort Bragg, N.C.; seven great-grandchildren, Heather Trueblood, Tyler Trueblood, Jeremy Funk, Michael Funk, Taylor Trueblood, Mason Grubb, and Bryce Fowler; a special friend, Dawn Miller; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle L. Trueblood, who died Sept. 3, 1981; her parents; a son, Ronald L. Trueblood Sr.; a brother, Richard Milner; and two sisters, Donna Williams and Helen Campbell.

She enjoyed playing bingo and cards, watching birds, reading and working crossword puzzles. She really loved spending time with her family especially the great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, from 4 until 8 p.m. in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, with funeral services on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with Kevin Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Highland Lawn Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at: