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Betty Jo Silas, Taylor Co., KY (1942-2012)

She was a member of a large, highly regarded Taylor County family and of the Palestine Baptist Church. She was retired following a career as a teacher in the Taylor County School System

Betty Jo Silas, 69. of Campbellsville, KY, died at 3:30 P.M., Tuesday, January 3, 2012, in Campbellsville. Age: 69

The funeral service will be at 11amET/10amCT, Friday, January 6, 2012, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, with Rev. A. Landon Hadley the officiating clergy. Burial will be in the Brookside Cemetery, W. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation is 5pm-8pmET/4pm-7pmCT, Thursday, January 5, 2012, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Norman Richard Corbin, Chris Silas, Glenn Silas, Jon Silas, Harold Wethington. and Will Wethington.

Betty Jo Silas, Taylor Co., KY (1942-2012)

Betty Jo Silas was the daughter of Geneva Phillips Corbin and the late Phillip L. Corbin. She was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, Thursday, March 19, 1942. She died Tuesday, January 3, 2012, in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 69 years, 9 months, and 15 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Palestine Baptist Church. She was a retired school teacher with the Taylor County School System.

Besides her husband, Fred Silas, she is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and one son: Joann Wethington and husband, Harold of Campbellsville. KY; and Glenn Silas and wife, Marsha of Portland, Oregon

  • Four grandchildren: Jon Silas and wife, Ashley of Elizabethtown, KY; Chris Silas, Will Wethington and Shelby Wethington of Campbellsville. KY

  • Her mother: Geneva Corbin of Campbellsville, KY

  • One brother: Norman Richard Corbin and wife, Mary Lou of Campbellsville, KY;

  • Several other relatives and many friends.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jimmie Carlton Corbin in infancy.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Hospice of Central Kentucky and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY

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