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Betty Joyce RaineyPassing: May 3, 2020



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Thursday, May 7th


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Cresthaven Memory Gardens

Thursday, May 7th

MITCHELL – Betty Joyce Rainey, 84, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born May 23, 1935, in Jonesville, Virginia, she was the daughter of Grady and Laura (Buttery) Ramsey.  She married Joe Rainey September 26, 1970, and he preceded her in death March 20, 2004.

Betty retired from Carpenter Body Works.  She was a member of American Legion Post No. 250 Auxiliary, Mitchell Senior Citizens, and a graduate of Orleans High School in 1952.   Betty loved to dance and enjoyed bowling and fishing.

Michael Greene of Mitchell
Brian (Cynthia) Rainey of Mitchell
Chad (Heather) Rainey of Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mitchell Rainey, Grant Rainey, and Karlee Rainey
stepdaughter, Dava Foster
step grandchildren,
Daniel (Jennifer) Bell and Tessa (Cory) Mikels
several great grandchildren
Jewell Taylor of Mitchell

Her parents; husband; sister, Beulah Eads; and brother, Avil Ramsey preceded her in death.

A family service will be Thursday, May 7, with burial in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Reverend Steve Jones will officiate.

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12 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Rose Cody | Indiana
    Date: May 7, 2020
    So sorry for your loss, will keep all of you in our prayers. So many memories Steve, Rose and Sarah Cody
  2. Guest: Lorrie Asbury | Orleans indiana
    Date: May 7, 2020
    I will miss taking care of Betty she was a wonderful lady.I will miss her beautiful smile! May God Bless her family during this difficult time.
  3. Guest: Tony & Diane Nugent | MITCHELL|IN
    Date: May 6, 2020
    Our thoughts and prayers going out to the family We sure are going to miss her on our Girls Day out. She was always on the go and loved to dance. Rest in Peace, My Friend.
  4. Guest: Jim Hicks | MITCHELL, IN
    Date: May 6, 2020
    So sorry to hear of your loss.
  5. Guest: Carol & Claude Roop . | Mitchell
    Date: May 5, 2020
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and the family at this time...
  6. Guest: Jim and Lydia Russell | Mitchell, IN 47446
    Date: May 5, 2020
    Jewell, your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
  7. Guest: Jeff Rainey | Bedford IN
    Date: May 5, 2020
    We are so sorry for your loss. Betty was a great woman and mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed. (Jeff, Melanie, Brackon, and Sue Rainey.)
  8. Guest: Brenda Burke | Rose Hill, VA
    Date: May 5, 2020
    We are so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. We send our love and condolences to all her family. From Brenda (uncle Burb's daughter), and Linda, Gloria, IW, and Larry (aunt Ruth's kids)
  9. Guest: Vickie Parks Lee | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 5, 2020
    Cynthia and family. She must have been a lovely person. Her grandchildren will have loving memories of her. Sorry for your loss. You will keep you in our thoughts.
  10. Guest: Karin Dobson | Jacksonville, NC 28546
    Date: May 5, 2020
    To the Kids, so sorry for your loss.Betty was a beautiful lady..Karin Dobson
  11. Guest: Kittie McLain | Mitchell
    Date: May 5, 2020
    I'm so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. My thoughts and prayers for the family. She was a lovely friend I had met at the Mitchell Senior Citizens. She loved to dance and show her beautiful smile. We all will miss her! RIP my beautiful friend.
  12. Guest: Carla Hamilton | Floyd's Knobs Indiana
    Date: May 4, 2020
    I'm so sorry for your loss Chad and Family. Betty was a sweet lady. She always had a smile on her face. She was a good Grandma to Karlee and all of her Grandchildren. You are in my thoughts and Prayers. Carla