Betty Lerch, age 85, passed away on November 16, 2021 in Pass Christian, MS.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Lerch; four brothers, Sam, Herman, Marvin and Bill; one sister, Ida; parents, John and Louise Penton; step-daughter Donna Warnick; step-son, Larry Lerch; grandchild Glenn “Buddaman” Polk Jr.; step-grandchild, Robert Lerch; and daughter-in-law, Sandra Polk.
She is survived by her children, Bill Polk (Diane), Glenn Polk and Ava Christine; siblings, Vera Necaise and Charles Penton; grandchildren, Christy, Jessica, Billy, Ashley, Brandy, Felicia, Jack, Chaze, David, Christina, Kayla, Gayle, Robbie, Jamie, Tim, Kim and Kelly; 37 great-grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Betty was born in Louisiana and a resident of Pass Christian. She was a housewife and enjoyed working in the yard and cooking. She was a very loving and kind soul, always forgiving, and loved by all that knew her.
And be kind and compassionate to one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.
Funeral services for Betty will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 1:00 PM with visitation starting at 11:00 AM at RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 11280 Three Rivers Rd. Gulfport, MS. Interment will follow at Gulf Pines Memorial Gardens, Long Beach.
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