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Betty K (Callahan) Pullen

May 23, 1934 ~ September 29, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

Betty K. Pullen, age 86 of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.   
  
She was born on May 23, 1934 to Hendrix and Viola (McIntosh) Callahan in Wayland, Kentucky. She was a 1952 graduate of Wayland High School. On June 9, 1956 she married John Pullen, who resides in Defiance. 

Betty was a member of First Baptist Church in Defiance. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Spending time with her family was always her priority. Betty always had an immaculate house. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
  
Betty is survived by her loving husband, John Pullen of Defiance, her son, Scott (Christine) Pullen of Napoleon, OH, and her daughter, Katherine (Loy) Taylor of Defiance. She also leaves behind eleven grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and her brother, Sherrill (Francis) Callahan of Batavia, OH. 
  
In addition to her parents,she was preceded in death by her son, William E."Eddie" Pullen, her brothers, Bill and D.C. Callahan, her twin sisters, Maxine Hicks and Irene McKenzie, and sister Willa Salisbury.
  
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 2:00- 4:00 pm, and 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Family Christian Center in Defiance. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm at the Family Christian Center, with Pastor Elijah Tracy officiating. Due to the recent pandemic, masks and social distancing are required.
  
Burial will follow the service at Riverview Memory Gardens. Schaffer Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. 
  
Memorials are suggested to Cystic Fibrosis, CHP Defiance Area Hospice, or Friends of Felines. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
  

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 1, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Defiance Family Christian Center
1834 E 2nd St
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Visitation
Thursday
October 1, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Defiance Family Christian Center
1834 E 2nd St
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Service
Friday
October 2, 2020

1:00 PM
Defiance Family Christian Center
1834 E 2nd St
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Donations

Cystic Fibrosis

CHP Defiance Area Hospice Inpatient Center
6825 St Rt 66, Defiance, OH 43512,
Tel: 419-782-4131

Friends Of Felines Rescue Center
14597 County Highway 157, Defiance, OH 43512 ,
Tel: (419) 393-2400
Web: www.fofrescue.org/

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