PAULDING – Betty A. St. John, age 84, died Saturday, Sept. 26.

She was born Jan. 23, 1936 in Paulding, daughter of the late Bernard and Katherine (Woodring) Dangler. On Sept. 5, 1959 she married Russell L. St. John who preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 2014. She was the bookkeeper for St. John Tire Service for over 40 years. Betty was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Paulding where she was a deacon of the church and active in the Ladies Group.

She is survived by her sons Steve (Melinda) St. John, Bryan, Scott (Carmen) St. John and Kevin (Shelia) St. John both of Paulding; brothers, Jerry Dangler, Palm Harbor, Fla., and Chris (Anita) Dangler, Lexington, Tenn.; grandchildren: Ryan, Mattea, Jessica, Mallary, Alyssa, Courtney, and Kayleigh; great grandchildren Rylan, Sloan, Ava, Elena, Braysen, Hailey and Kendall.

Betty is also preceded in death by a brother, Earl Dangler.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the First Presbyterian Church of Paulding. She will be laid to rest in Live Oak Cemetery, Paulding.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services. Due to the recent pandemic, masks and social distancing are required.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made to First Presbyterian Church or donor’s choice.

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Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, is handling arrangements.