August 27, 1988 - March 1, 2018

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 11:00 AM Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Monday, March 5, 2018 from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM at Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Fun

Bethany LeeAnn Hackley, 29 of North Lewisburg, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, March 1, 2018 in her residence.

She was born August 27, 1988 in Springfield, Ohio. Bethany was a 2006 graduate of Triad High School and High Point Joint Vocational. During High School she participated in the band, choir and softball. She spent the majority of her career in health care because she loved helping people. Most recently she was employed with Midwest Express Inc.
She enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and decorating her home. Most of all she loved her children and attending all of their events.

She is survived by her fiancee, Jacob D. Ropp, her children, Taylor, Landon & Gabriel Queen and MacKenzie & Taylin Ropp; her parents, Gary & Kimberly (Brugh) Hackley, grandmother, Helen M. Hackley, brother, Brandon (Olivia Wolford) Hackley; Jacob's parents, Cheryl & Don Martin and John Ropp, grandmother, Donna Althouse; as well as several aunts, uncles, great aunts, great uncles and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Lacy & Nora K. Brugh and Addison Hackley and a close friend, Robert Dillo.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg, Ohio. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.

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Someone who cares - Mar 7, 2018
“And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” My sincere condolences to the Hackley family and those who knew and loved Bethany on the unexpected loss of your dear loved one. May these words of Revelation 21:4 from our Heavenly Father Jehovah (Psalm 83:18) give you a measure of comfort and strength to endure during this time of grief and deep sorrow. The Bible promises at Acts 24:15 of a resurrection, and John 5:28,29 gives us a real hope of being reunited with our dead loved ones. If you need answers to life’s big questions such as: Will suffering ever end and Can the dead really live again? The answer is yes! Visit JW.ORG and click on Bible teachings. Wishing you peace and comfort.
Charlene Langenfeld - Mar 5, 2018
So terribly sad.. I haven't seen you all in years, but I remember like it was yesterday how vibrant and full of aspirations Bethany was last time I saw her. Our prayers are with you all. Oh, how sad.
Jodi knief - Mar 3, 2018
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with you.
Steve & Shawna Stsmbaugh - Mar 3, 2018
This is such a heart breaking tragedy, our thoughts and prayers are with both families!
Deanna Anderson - Mar 3, 2018
I am sad beyond words can express Gary, Kim, Brandon and family.Bethany was a sweetheart, so thoughtful. My heart is just broken for you and cannot imagine the sorrow. Megan called to tell me just sobbing. Megan and Bethany were best of friends way back. I know God is inly way to find comfort in this darkness. My prayer is that he floods your hearts and minds with his peace, comfort and strength you need.
Mary Hayes - Mar 2, 2018
I am so so sorry to hear this She is always so sweet My heart is with 😥
Vicki Stover - Mar 2, 2018
I am praying for you all. My heart aches hearing this. God Bless.
Lea E - Mar 2, 2018
Gary, Kim and family, I am so sorry to hear of Germany's passing. She was such a kind soul, always sweet and always smiling! Just know you are in our thoughts and many prayers. Love, Lea
Tina Carson - Mar 2, 2018
I am so very sorry for your loss. Bethany was a wonderful young lady and an exceptional mother. She will be forever in our ❤. Our deepest sympathies for her children, Jake the family. God bless
Kim Risnee - Mar 2, 2018
My thoughts and prayers to Bethany,Jake and family. My heart is broken for all of you. Please take comfort in knowing how much she is loved and will be missed by so many.

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