Betty Lois Burkholder, age 67 of Piqua, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016 at her residence. She was born August 16, 1949 in Piqua to the late Ervin and Hazel (Rarick) Rismiller.

Betty married Jim Burkholder on October 18, 1969 and he survives in Piqua. Other survivors include son and daughter-in-law Eric and Terri Burkholder of Piqua; daughter and son-in-law Lois and Steve McPherson of Piqua; sister and brother-in-law Janice and John Small of Greenville; brothers and sister-in-law Ken and Beverly Rismiller of Bradford, and Galen Rismiller of Houston; grandchildren Nathan Burkholder, and Lee and Ashlee McPherson. She was preceded in death by brother Carl Rismiller.

A funeral service will be held 10AM Friday, December 9, 2016 at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy with Hospice Chaplain Ed Ellis officiating. Visitation will be from 5PM-8PM Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County: PO Box 502 Troy, OH 45373. Arrangements entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy.