August 22, 1939 ~ November 13, 2020
Born in: Philipsburg, PA
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Elizabeth Ann Danner, born August 22, 1939, in Philipsburg, PA, passed away in Asheville, NC on November 13, 2020.
Betty was the wife of James E. Danner, who predeceased her June 22, 2017. Together they have four children: Gregory J. Danner (Karen), of Marysville, OH, David E. Danner (Patty), of Wooster, OH, Deborah A. Danner Comer (Mike), of Leicester, NC and Cathleen R. Danner Adams (Larry) of Asheville. Also surviving are eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Kathryn Rigard (Wayne), and brother, R. Earl Hanes (Judy), of St. Mary’s, PA.
Betty was preceded in death by her father, Edward Philip Thomas (Virginia), mother, Margaret Lynn Hanes (LaVerne), sisters, Nancy Spencer (Ken) and Helen Bonfardine (Mel), and brothers Gary and David Hanes.
Betty graduated from St. Francis High School and spent 26 years in the Air Force with her husband Jim. She was a Girl Scout leader, Sunday school and Bible school teacher.
Additionally, she volunteered in several projects with the Air Force, museums, and church. Betty was a member of Central UMC and the Deborah Circle.
Private burial will be held at the Western Carolina State Veteran’s Cemetery in Black Mountain.
Memorials may be made to Central UMC, 27 Church St., Asheville, NC 28801, or to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611.