Born June 28, 1929, in Hagerstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ivan Zimmerman and Nellie (Kaylor) Zimmerman.
Betty is preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, Samuel E. Decker.
She was a 1947 graduate of Hagerstown High School in Hagerstown, MD and a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church in Big Pool, MD.
Betty retired from Anne Arundel General Hospital after 25 years of employment. Before moving to Annapolis, MD in 1962, she was previously employed at Fairchild in Hagerstown.
Betty is survived by her daughter, Vicki M. Decker Hall and husband, Russell, of Chesapeake Beach, MD; two sons, Darwin E. Decker and wife, Bessie, of East Berlin, PA and Thomas W. Decker of Annapolis, MD; grandchildren, Kristine Hall (Cartie Lominack), Timothy Hall (Tammie), Nicole Adams (Mike), Phillip Decker, David Decker, Christopher Decker, and George Decker; and great-grandchildren, Caitlyn Hall, Lindsey Hall, Josh Hall, Mackenzie Adams, and Nicholas Adams.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter in law, Erica Sciance.
Services will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at 12 pm at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, MD. Geraldine Reid will officiate. Interment will follow at Shanktown Cemetery, Big Pool, MD.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday one hour prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, c/o Mike Johnson, P.O. Box 51, Clear Spring, MD 21722.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.