She was born Nov. 18, 1943 in Indianapolis to James and Constance (Woodward) Bartholomew.
She was a LPN and formerly worked at Linton Nursing Home and Greene County General Hospital.
She is survived by three sons, David (Kathy) Bays, Rosedale, Ronald (Toni) Bays, Linton and Scott Bays, Worthington; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, four brothers, Michael, John, William and Steven Bartholomew; three sisters, Evelyn Loux, Diana Irvin, and Cindy Bradfield.
She was preceded in death by parents, one infant son, William Michael Bays; and two brothers, Jimmy and Jeffrey.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington.
Friends may call from noon Saturday until time of service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.