Bessie Marie Budd Caton, 92, of Reynoldsburg, OH formerly of McConnesville, Ohio passed away on April 23, 2019 in Columbus, OH.
She was born in Toronto, Ohio (Jefferson County) on May 2, 1926 to the late Samuel Budd and Martha Alice Lescallette Budd.
She enjoyed gardening and sewing.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in McConnelsville, OH.
Her passion in life was aviation; she became the first female from Morgan County, Ohio to obtain a pilot’s license in 1965.
She is survived by a daughter Nan C. Rzasa of Gahanna, Ohio, a son Mark W. Caton of Atlanta, Georgia; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son Matthew C. Caton who passed away in 2006.
She will be laid to rest in Beech Grove Cemetery in Muncie, Indiana beside her husband.