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Betty Fern Fugate succumbs at 52

Betty Fern Fugate, 52, of Middletown, Ohio, died May 28 at Hospice of Dayton.

Born at Mayking, she was a daughter of Glenna Mae Polly Hicks and the late Charles Hicks, and a brother of the late Bennie D. Hicks. She worked at Madison Food Market as cashier and manager for 24 years, retiring in 2006.

Mrs. Fugate attended the Poasttown Church of God. She was a CNA, and a member and past senior regent and recorder of Moose Chapter 183, Middletown Mad Hatters, and Praise and Worship Divas of West Chester.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, Oceola “O.C.” Fugate; children, Oceola “Opie” Fugate and wife Teresa, and Tisa Fugate; a grandson, Wyatt Nicholas Fugate; a brother, Charles R. Hicks and wife Cathy; a sister, Sharlotte Bentley; and friends, Colleen Johnson, Opal Chambers, Denise Bratcher, Barb Chasteen, and Donna Sams.

Funeral services were held June 1 in Ohio.

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