BETTY ANN CONOVER, 70, of New Haven, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Scotts burg, she was the daughter of the late Kelso and Florence Dowling. Throughout her career, she was employed part time at Comfort Suites North, and worked at Phoenix Sewing and Bennett’s Manufacturing. Betty had an active lifestyle and enjoyed being outdoors. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Paul; daughters, Paula (Kenny) Short of Bluffton and Patricia (Roger) Hoerger-Kelley of New Haven; stepdaughter, Debbie (Terry) Lawyton of Milton, Ky.; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by three brothers. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Monday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with calling two hours prior. Chaplain Jim Platner officiating. Burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials to the . To share online condolences, please visit

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