Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Gail Eilert

Published 6:25 pm Monday, July 16, 2012

Elizabeth “Betsy” Gail Eilert, 95, of Columbus passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 in Columbus.

Betsy was born June 13, 1917 in Baltimore, Md. to George William and Elizabeth Rice Gail. She owned and operated several small businesses and was a property manager in Maryland before retiring to Hendersonville, N.C. She was a resident of Tryon Estates in Columbus for the past 20 years.

She is survived by her sons, Leslie (Nancy) Lewis of Sebastopol, Calif. and Randy (Gretchen) Lewis of Charlotte, N.C.; brother, G. William Gail of Colorado; step-children, John Eilert and Irene Eilert McCourt, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her former husband, Oliver Lewis, and husband, Harold Eilert.

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Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

The family wishes to express their great appreciation to the staff of Tryon Estates and Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. They are truly professional and compassionate people.

An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.