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Carolyn Jean Gilkey Bechtle
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1944
Meigs County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 2004
Gallia County
Ohio, USA

Carolyn Bechtle

MIDDLEPORT - Carolyn Jean Bechtle, 59, Middleport, passed away on Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.

She was born on Oct. 18, 1944, in Middleport, daughter of the late Clarence R. and Ruth M. Daniels Gilkey. She was a graduate of the Class of 1963 of Middleport High School.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant sister, Mary Ann Gilkey; her brother, Joseph R. Gilkey, Sr.; her father-in-law, John W. Bechtle; and her brother-in-law, Mike Powell.

Surviving are her husband, Darrell L. Bechtle, whom she married on Jan. 1, 1966; a son, John David Bechtle of Middleport; two brothers, Earl (Nancy) Gilkey of Pomeroy and Kenneth L. Gilkey of Columbus; three sisters, Kathy Powell of Middleport, Jane Ann (Jerry) Hawley of Pomeroy, and Judy Gilkey of Pomeroy; her mother-in-law, Euvetta Bechtle of Middleport; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sarah and Russ Klontz of Lancaster; a brother-in-law, John A. (Ruby) Bechtle of Columbus; eight nieces, 10 nephews, five great nieces and four great nephews; several aunts, uncles and cousins; a special friend, Joe Custer of Pomeroy; and a very special pet and friend, Molly Jean Bechtle.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport with Lamar O'Bryant officiating. Burial will follow at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cheshire.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Bill Gilkey, Christopher Gilkey, Russ Klontz, Joseph Gilkey, Jr., Shaun Baker, David Hoffman, Bruce Swift and Scott Curl will be pallbearers.

Pomeroy Daily Sentinel
September 28, 2004.
Family links: 
  Clarence Ray Gilkey (1911 - 1979)
  Ruth Marie Daniels Gilkey (1923 - 2004)
  Darrell Lee Bechtle (1942 - 1990)*
  Kathryn L. Gilkey Powell*
  Carolyn Jean Gilkey Bechtle (1944 - 2004)
  Joseph Ray Gilkey (1946 - 1998)*
  Mary Ann Gilkey (1949 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship

OCT. 18, 1944
SEPT. 27, 2004

JAN. 1, 1966


Gravel Hill Cemetery
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: JD Gilkey
Originally Created by: Robert V Darst
Record added: Dec 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63262459
Carolyn Jean <i>Gilkey</i> Bechtle
Added by: Willi Anderson
Carolyn Jean <i>Gilkey</i> Bechtle
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