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Betty Jean Lyons, 79, Metcalfe County, KY (1939-2019)

She was of Baptist faith, a member of Pink Ridge Baptist Church in Edmonton, a loving mother, an excellent cook, a farmer, and a homemaker.

Betty Jean Lyons of Edmonton, KY passed away Monday, April 1, 2019, at her residence in Edmonton, having attained the age of 79 years, 6 months, and 8 days.

The funeral service will be conducted on Friday, April 5, 2019, at 2pmCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville. Burial will be in the Family Cemetery in Edmonton. The family will receive friends after 3pmCT on Thursday, April 4, until the funeral hour on Friday.

She was born in Metcalfe County, KY on Sunday, September 24, 1939, the daughter of Elmer and Rosie Eudy Brown. She was of Baptist faith, a member of Pink Ridge Baptist Church in Edmonton, a loving mother, an excellent cook, a farmer, and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy Perkins, second husband, Barney Lyons, children, Linda Brown, Deborah Brown, Roger Perkins, grandson, Kenny Tomblin, sisters, Francis Coffey, Ann Suttles, and brother, Lewis Brown.

She is survived by her children - Velma England of Edmonton; Amanda (Raymond) Morgan of Cave City; Zebbie (Cheryl) Perkins of Flint, Michigan; Greg Perkins of Columbia, KY; Gracie Burden (Donovan Shockley) of Glasgow, KY; step-daughters, Stella Hornback of New Haven, KY; Amanda Lyons of Eastview, KY; brother, Charles (Marilyn) Brown and sister, Gladys Smith, both of Edmonton, KY; 23 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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