Betty Traylor
Betty Traylor

Obituary of Betty Traylor

Traylor: Elizabeth  "Betty" Ellen (née Bennell) -

A resident of Ridgetown, ON, Betty Traylor  passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance - Chatham Campus on July 9th, 2024 at the age of 89. 

Born in Ridgetown, ON, Betty was the daughter of Harry and Margaret (née Boyle) Bennell. 

Cherished wife of  32 years to John.

Betty is survived by her Daughter, Edith & Dale Clark of Highgate, ON; predeceased by her daughter Linda (2016) and her husband Roger Clark (2011). Beloved Stepmother to Fred and Mary Lou (2016) Traylor and Allan Traylor.

Betty loved being a Grandma to her grandchildren Jennifer and Tom, Rob and Becky, Heather, Scott, Christina and Tobi, Ken, and the late Darrell (1979), Kylee and Daryl, Shara and Darryl, Breanne and Dave, Brett and Amy.  Betty became "Gramma Betty" to all of her Great-Grandchildren.

She was the sister to Beula Glassford and her late husband Calvin (1983), and her brother Bill Bennell (2014) and his late wife Alma (2021). She will be missed by Shirley and Ken (2023) Turner.

Betty was always up for an adventure with John climbing into their RV and meeting up with old friends. She had a passion for jigsaw puzzles and reading her many novels.

"There are no goodbyes for us. Whereever you are now, you will forever be in our hearts."

A private interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery.

Donations made in memory of Betty  to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. 

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home
76 Main Street East, Ridgetown


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