Betty Lou Lyon, 72, Dover, formerly of Canton, passed away in her home surrounded by her family, Saturday, July 7, 2012 after a long illness.

She was born Oct. 5, 1939 in Hagerstown, Ohio to the late Charles Nign and Catherine Nign Troglar.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Lyon on Dec. 20, 2008.

Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home 416 E. Main St. Jewett, on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 5-9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.