Betty's Story

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Betty J. Lewis, 79, passed away at her residence in Loogootee on Oct. 27, 2017. She was born in Petersburg on Feb. 20, 1938, to Victor and Thelma (Stubblefield) Bradfield.
She graduated from Petersburg High School in 1956 and Vincennes University School of Nursing in 1973 as a LPN. She had been employed as a nurse for Prairie Village in Washington and was a member of the Poplar Grove Wesleyan Church in Shoals. She was an avid reader, sponsor of the Wounded Warrior Project and also the Disabled Veterans.
She is survived by three sons, Steven (Tina) Cato of Loogootee, Donnie Cato Sr. (Brenda Stone) of Evansville, and Jeremy M. (Brittany) Lewis of Evansville; five grandchildren, Donnie Cato Jr., Cynthia Lynn Loveman, Brittney Leah Cato, Donnie D. Cato and Kole Matthew Lewis; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Roy Francis Lewis on Feb. 27, 1986, whom she married Dec. 16, 1978; sister Evelyn Dillon.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Ed Lee Mortuary, with Rev. James Downs officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Ed Lee Mortuary.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.edleemortuary.com.
Published on October 30, 2017
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