Betty L. (Miller) Crouse, 90, of Indianapolis, and former longtime resident of Greenwood, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Rosewalk at Lutherwoods in Indianapolis.

She was born Dec. 21, 1926, in Pike County, to Denzil and Lela (Williams) Miller.

She married Raymond Crouse on Oct. 1, 1951, in Bicknell; he preceded her in death on March 17, 2015.

She had been the safe deposit box supervisor and drive-thru teller at the National Bank of Greenwood for 26 years. She previously had worked for Moore’s Grocery in Greenwood.

She was a member of Mount Auburn United Methodist Church on Stones Crossing in Greenwood and The Salvation Army. She had served as president of the Indiana Safe Deposit Bankers of Indiana and former president of the Business and Professional Women of Greenwood and was a lifetime member of the Whiteland VFW Post Ladies Auxiliary.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.

Survivors include her son, Ralph W. Crouse (Anniemarie Gentry) of Greenwood; granddaughter, Jessica Belton (Jason) of Avon; two great-granddaughters, Emerson Belton and Sydney Belton; four sisters, Elsie Gillen of Terre Haute, Velma J. Jenkins of Indianapolis, Mary Vaughn of New Whiteland and Donna Collins (Peter) of Indianapolis; two brothers, Durward Miller of Washington, Indiana, and John Miller (Judy) of Greenwood.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, William Miller, Warren Miller and Butheyl Miller; and an infant sibling.

Major Richard Hartman of The Salvation Army will conduct a service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 U.S. 31 South (Morton Street) in Franklin. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Entombment will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army attention Greenwood Area, 3100 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Information: 317-738-0202.