MITCHELL – Betty A. Blackerby, 78, Mitchell, passed away at 10:46 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2005, at Bedford Regional Medical Center.
Born November 10, 1926, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Walter William and Lula Ellen (Turney) Shoults. She married Ray “T-Bone” Blackerby December 24, 1946, and he survives.
She was a homemaker, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Mitchell Wesleyan Church.
Surviving: husband, Ray Blackerby, Mitchell
son, Lannie Ray Blackerby and wife, Sue, Mitchell
daughters, Vicki Lynn Rainey and husband, Brian, Bedford
Becky Jean Roberts and husband, Mike, Salem
brother, Johnny Shoults, Marion
6 great grandchildren
Her parents; brothers, Rev. Norman Shoults and Eugene “Smokey” Shoults; and sister, Roberta Green, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Nikirk officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.