Obituary: Bettie Tidler


CIN-COM-0609-OBIT-Bettie and Jack Tidler

Bettie Tidler, 84, Noblesville, died May 30 at Zionsville Meadows in Zionsville. She was born on Dec. 7, 1930 to Lige and Ruth (Thorton) Ford in Bowling Green, Ky.

Jack Tidler, 83, of Noblesville, died June 1, 2015 at Zionsville Meadows in Zionsville. He was born on June 10, 1931 to Harry and Thelma (Cooper) Tidler in Tipton.

Bettie graduated from Kay’s Beauty College and worked as a hairdresser for more than 40 years. She started her career at Nancy Meyer’s Salon in Noblesville, and later opened her own shop. Jack proudly served his country in the United States Army, and was a member of the Noblesville American Legion, Masonic Lodge, and Military Bass. He owned Tidler’s Auto Body Shop for 50 years. Bettie had her hair salon right beside his shop. Jack would joke, “I do body work and she does the hair!”

Bettie and Jack are survived by their children, David (Carol) Jones, Cindy Jones, Peggy (David) Board, and Alan (Jamie) Jones;11 grandchildren; Jack’s brothers, Howell Tidler and Dean Tidler; and Jack’s sister, Sharon McClintock.