Betty E. Morrett, 92, of Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester, Indiana, formerly of rural Wabash, died at 1:48 pm, Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Peabody Healthcare. She was born August 27, 1928 in Wabash County, Indiana, to George and Louise (Williams) Roser Eppley.
Betty was a 1946 graduate of Somerset High School. She married Richard G. Morrett in Columbia City, Indiana on March 1, 1947; he died January 19, 1999. Betty was a homemaker, a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Wabash, and a longtime member of the Cozy Homemakers Home Ec Club. Betty and Richard donated the land for the Morrett Sports Complex in Wabash, in honor of their son, Jay Allen Morrett. She and Richard wintered several years in Ft. Pierce, Florida. Betty lived at Peabody Retirement Community for the past two years.