Age 94, of Canton, passed away Wednesday April 13, 2022 in the Gables of Green. She was born March 3, 1928 in North Industry, OH to the late Earl and Irene (Thompson) Neighbor. BettyLou was a 1947 graduate of Canton South High School and a graduate of Canton School of Beauty Culture. She was the owner/operator of the former BettyLou’s Beauty Shop. She was an active life member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Slutz in 2010; son-in-law, Douglas Wilson; two sisters, Burdelle Neighbor and AnnaBelle Starkey; two foster sisters, Virginia DeWalt and Lilly Everett. BettyLou is survived by one son, Clyde Slutz; one daughter, Kay and Neal Frey; two grandchildren, Megan and Elijah LaChance, Craig Wilson; one niece, Sandra Knapski; one nephew, Brent Starkey; two great-nieces, Jessica Slater and Anna Knapski; two great-nephews, Matthew Knapski and Jacob Starkey. Funeral services will be Tuesday April 19, 2022 at 1:00pm in the Peace Evangelical Church with Rev. L. Scott Bacon officiating. Burial will be in Melscheimer Cemetery. Friends and family will be received one hour before services on Tuesday at the church (12-1pm). In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the church. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com.
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