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Betty A. BlackerbyPassing: May 23, 2005


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday,May26,2005, 1:00 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday,May25,2005, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday,May26,2005, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Mitchell Cemetery


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
8 grandchildren
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.

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