---- — Kathryn “Kay” Begley, 94, of Eaton, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Rushville. She was born Feb. 5, 1920 in Cincinnati to the late Victor and Addie Wall.
Kay retired from United Telephone Company in Eaton, Ohio. After retirement, she and her husband Jack traveled extensively, often taking their grandchildren with them. They spent winters in Florida and developed many lasting friendships for the last 35 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jack Begley; son, George “Jerry” Claxton; grandson Matt Claxton; and brother Victor Wall.
She is survived by two daughters, Jacqui (Leroy) Custer of Rushville and Patty (Gary) Wagner of Eaton, Ohio; son, Rick (Janice) Begley of Centerville, Ohio; brother, Jim (Pat) Wall of Findley, Ohio; 15 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, Ohio, with Rev. Wayne D. Morrison officiating. Burial will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery, Eaton, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be sent to L & M Products, 201 East Lexington Road, Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.