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Elizabeth Maude (Sneed) Salyers, 79, Liberty, KY (1938-2018)

Betty enjoyed sewing, spending time with her family and hosting fish fries with her husband for family and friends.

Elizabeth "Betty" Maude Sneed Salyers, of Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at Liberty Care and Rehab. She was 79 years old.

The funeral service will be held at NoonET on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Mt. Olive Christian Church, 1974 State Hwy 837, Yosemite, KY, with Bro. Greg Powell officiating. Burial will follow in the Salyers Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6pmET to 9pmET on Friday, October 26, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville St, Liberty, KY, and from 11amET to NoonET on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Mt. Olive Christian Church.

Born on November 29, 1938, in Pulaski County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Elger and Evelyn Lay Sneed.

Betty was a member of Mt. Olive Christian Church. She retired from OshKosh in Liberty. Betty enjoyed sewing, spending time with her family and hosting fish fries with her husband for family and friends.

Betty is survived by a daughter, Renita (Jeffrey) Murphy of Liberty; three sons, Bob (Kathy) Salyers of Frankfort, Randy (Debby Grigsby) Salyers of Denton, Texas and Terry (Sharlet) Salyers of Dunnville; six grandchildren, Jessica, Jason, April, Danielle, Tyler and Shelbie; and eight great-grandchildren, Sarah, Kaitlyn, Dylan, Jake, Ava, Evan, Ali Kate and Jaxten. Other survivors include five sisters, Edna (Don) Atwood of Danville, Fayrene McAninch of Yosemite, Brenda Carman of Walltown, Ollie May Tackett of Ohio and Judy (Sam) Allen of Walltown; and seven brothers, Eugene (Francis) Sneed of Indiana, Raymond (Darlene) Sneed of Ohio, Alvie (Alice) Sneed of Ohio, Dean (Mary Katherine) Sneed of Yosemite, Gerald (Gloria) Sneed of Waynesburg, David Sneed of Walltown and Kenny (Linda) Sneed of Waynesburg.

In addition to her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her loving husband, Leon Salyers; step-mother, Mary Sneed; three sisters, Opal Sneed, Elvera "Vera" Salyers and Edith Sneed; and three brothers, Elger "Junior" Sneed, Edward Sneed and Russell Sneed.

Ms. Salyers' pallbearers will be Neal Weddle, Michael Coffman, Barry Salyers, Brent Salyers, Jayden Brown and Tim Haste.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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Betty Salyers, 79, Liberty, KY (1938-2018)

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