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Gebhart-Schmidt-Parramore Funeral Home

508 E Linden Ave, Miamisburg, OH

OBITUARY

Louise Botts

April 28, 1924September 6, 2019

Louise Botts, 95, Miamisburg, died Friday September 6, 2019 after a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Osmyn Botts. Louise was born April 28, 1924 in Middletown, Ohio to the late Reverend John T. and Edith (Sorrell) Williams. Louise had three sisters and one brother. Mildred Eisele, Helen Swim and Hannah Wells and Reverend Rodney Williams. Mildred and Hannah preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Randy (Mary Jo) Botts and Ginger Botts; grandchildren, Steven (Kim) Botts, Jennifer Botts, Stephanie (Francisco) Lopez, Laci Louise, Jeremy and Donnie; great-grandchildren, Tiffany, Ryan, Kyle, Emma, Anna and Sydney; great-great-grandchild, Easton. She also leaves a large loving family.

Louise graduated from Frenchburg High School, Kentucky and Moorehead State College. She taught elementary school for 39 years in rural Menifee County Kentucky and Miamisburg City Schools. She loved God and her family. Enjoyed traveling the world, music, dancing and sports. She was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in the GEBHART-SCHMIDT-PARRAMORE FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday September 13, 2019. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Middletown, Ohio.

Services

  • Gathering of Family & Friends Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 13, 2019

Memories

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Harley Schram

September 19, 2019

Dear Ginger & Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers to y'all
Harley

Terry Ratliff

September 12, 2019

Ginger, have so many happy memories of your mom, from school mostly, but even seeing her after she retired. An absolutely wonderful lady who will be deeply missed by many. I know you and your family have broken 💔. She is surely in Heaven watching over all of you as a strong angel and sharing the love of being reunited with your dad and other family. She no longer is in pain or suffering... God bless and hugs to all of you.

Deanna Frieszell (Wilson )

September 12, 2019

Ginger and Laci , I am so sorry for your loss There are no words that can truly ease the pain of a loss like this . All we can do is hold LOVE to our hearts, and cherish all our memories we have . My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family .

Lisa Layne

September 11, 2019

I knew her as Mrs. Botts when I attended Mound Elementary & I will never forget her as one of my favorite teachers. She always made the day more interesting & I still remember her voice while she read to the class & the specific book. What a lovely lady who made you look forward to spending time in her class. Prayers to the family.

LEE ANN ATKINSON

September 11, 2019

I enjoyed reading this nice write up about Louise and family. She certainly was one spunky little lady that made everyone smile and caught their attention. I loved seeing her dance and clap to wonderful music. She will be so missed by her family and loved ones.

Sandra Cook

September 11, 2019

Ginger and the entire Botts family... so sorry for the loss of your mother. I so enjoyed all the things you have shared about her over the years. Peace be with you as you go through these difficult days. Sandy

Katy Wells

September 10, 2019

The loss of a Mother is one of the hardest things to ever go through. Please take comfort in knowing that you and Randy took such good care of your Mom and she knew that. She is now joined again with your Dad and you now have two angels watching over you. Sending prayers for strength and comfort. Much love, Katy & Greg Wells

Don & Phyllis Lucas

September 10, 2019

We were neighbors if Louise for thirty plus years. She was a wonderful neighbor and a very sweet person. I will watch for a Cardinal and know it was sent by you. You loved them sooo much. RIPEACEFUL Peace, Louise. We loved you!❤️❤️❤️🌺🌺🌺

Karen Boyanton

September 10, 2019

So sorry for your loss. I will never forget Mrs. Botts; she was my all time favorite teacher. She was a pistol! My favorite memory of her was when the govt was talking about removing prayer from school. It was just a rumor then. After Mrs. Botts explained what was happening she said that would never happen in her class. She then had us all stand and recite the Lord's Prayer!! I loved her lots and have many great memories of her. Prayers for the family.
Ephesians 1:2

Jina Newland OShaughnessy

September 10, 2019

Mrs Botts was a very special lady. She was my teacher at Mound. My parents moved from Mark Twain school. She scared the crap out of me the first time she threw an eraser at the back of the room to get the class attention! It worked. She always made me feel loved and genuinely cared not just for me, but every student. She touched so many lives. She was my all time favorite. Whenever I saw her out, she always hugged me. Rest in heavenly peace Mrs. Botts. I will forever remember you. So many hearts ache right now. God called his Angel home!!!! All my love and prayers to your beautiful family.🙏💓🙏

FROM THE FAMILY