The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, Apr. 12, 2024

Becky Jo Prince

Becky Jo Prince, 66, of Van Wert, died at 11:29 a.m. Monday, November 28, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 4, 1945, in Van Wert, the daughter of Harold Crowe, who survives in Alabama, and the late Melba (Mottinger) Crowe. On December 23, 1983, she married William E. Prince Sr., who survives in Van Wert.

Other survivors include three sons, Todd (Margie) Coil of Alabama, Nicholas (Yanecke) Prince of Columbus and William Prince Jr. of Van Wert; a daughter, Teri Stevens of Alabama; one stepdaughter, Shemelle Prince of Detroit, Mich.; one brother, Jim (Marilyn) Hernandez of Van Wert; a sister, Sherry (Danny) Eibling of Van Wert; three grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 2, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert, with Pastor Steve Waterman officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Ohio City.

Calling hours are from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, December 1, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: To the family.

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POSTED: 11/29/11 at 5:08 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries