Celebrating the life of

Dr. Betty C. Klein, PhD

Passed away on March 20, 2021

Mother, Teacher, Principal, Professor

Dr. Betty C. Klein, PhD

Dr. Betty C. Klein, PhD, 93, died peacefully, Saturday, March 20, 2021 at home. 

Born and raised in Marysville, Ohio, she graduated from Ohio State and earned her PhD from the UGA.  She was a mother, teacher, principal, professor, pilot, half owner of a travel agency, President of the GA AARP, a witty friend, crossword puzzle addict, and a true inspiration to all who had the opportunity to know and love her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson B. Klein, Jr., and son, Thomas E. Klein.  Leaving behind is her son, William R. Klein, and daughter, Sue K. Rains, four grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and two nieces, Lynn Reich from Urbana, and MaryAnn Corbin from Marysville.

We loved you and will miss you Mammaw.

There will be no local service.  Her family will take her to Ohio to be laid to rest.

Please make a donation to a hospice of your choice in her name. 



Bill and Sue, Your mother was a special person and always made us feel welcome in her home(Stillwood, Lake Lanier, Marshes and Southbridge). She was a true inspiration and a force to be reckon with. Our thoughts are with your family. Janet & Ray

- Janet & Ray Nickens, Savannah, Ga

Bill & Sue - your mother was a special lady. I so loved the times I shared with Ms. Betty and your family. I thank you as I always felt I was a part of your family. Love and prayers ! Nanci

- Nanci Futrell, Savannah, Georgia

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel