She was born on Aug. 3, 1924 in Indianapolis to Donald and Carrie Obenchain Brann.
Mrs. Minnick was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, class of 1942. She was a life-long member of Bainbridge United Methodist Church, having served as an organist for more than 40 years, and was in charge of the Alter flowers.
Mrs. Minnick was a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star, and had been active as a Guardian of Job's Daughters and had served as a Den Mother for Boy Scouts.
Her parents; stepfather, Ray R. Miller; two sisters, Pat Houser and Joann Bartley; brother, Donald Brann; son-in-law, Bobby Fowler; granddaughter, Lindsay Fowler and great-granddaughter, Lacey Fowler preceded her in death.
Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Ed Minnick; a son, Ed Minnick and wife Marti of Houston, Texas; two daughters, Jackie Fowler of Bainbridge and Pat Minnick and companion Sherry Miller of Lebanon; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with the Rev. Randall Boys officiating.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, with an Eastern Star Service at 7 p.m.
Mrs. Minnick will be greatly missed by her family and many friends, and her love of animals and crafts will always be remembered.
Memorials in Betty's name may be made to: Bainbridge United Methodist Church, 302 East Main Street, Bainbridge, IN 46105.
Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.Hopkins-Rector.com