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Betty Pike, 90, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2015)

She was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church. She was a retired bookkeeper with tenures at Ben Franklin Store, Victor's Department Store, and State Beauty College in Campbellsville, KY. She was the daugher of the late Benjamin Harding Hord and Byrde Elizabeth Phillips Hord, and the widow of William Russell Pike, her husband of 34 years. She leaves six direct living descendants
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Betty Pike, 90, a life-long resident of Campbellsville, KY, died at 1:10pmET, Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in Anchorage, Kentucky.

The funeral services will be at 1pmCT, 2pmET,, Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Dr. James Jones and Rev. Ken Forman. Burial will be in Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 3441 Old Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Betty Pike, 90, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2015)

Betty Pike was the daughter of the late Benjamin Harding Hord and Byrde Elizabeth Phillips Hord. She was born Tuesday, January 27, 1925, in Taylor County, KY. She died at Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in Anchorage, Jefferson Co., KY. She was 90 years, two months, and 12 days of age.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church. She was a retired bookkeeper, having worked at Ben Franklin Department Store, Victor's Department Store and State Beauty College.

She united in marriage to William Russell Pike April 11, 1946. He preceded her in death September 27, 1980.

She is survived by the following:
  • One daughter: Janie Carrithers, and husband, Robert of Anchorage, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Lisabeth Blair of Shelbyville, KY; William Thad Sears of Little Mount, KY; and Cassandra Carrithers of Savannah, GA

  • Two great-granddaughters: Bethany Blair and Allie Blair

  • Two sisters: Edna Mildred Garvin of Pensacola, FL; and Annie Laurie Cox of Greensburg, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Richard Edwards Hord and Nancy Lou Sandidge. Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

Send a condolence to the family of Betty Pike

Family request expressions of sympathy be made to Taylor County Baptist Association for RussianMissionary Nickolai Syrovatko and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

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