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Betty J. Day, 85, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born October 24, 1937, in Owensboro to the late Thomas Jacob and Leona Reeks Jacob Bishop. Betty retired from General Electric after thirty-eight years. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Betty also loved to travel. She made her way to forty-nine states as well as several European and Caribbean countries. She is also preceded in death by husbands, Brent Day and Orville Richardson; brothers, Billie Jacob, Earl Jacob; sister, Ruth Lowe, and grandchild, Michael.
Betty is survived by her daughter, Debra Benningfield (Mike); son, Byron Day (Bonita); grandchildren, Adam Day (Danielle), Brandon Hatfield (Ana), Joshua McBride (Amanda), Johnothan Benningfield (Brandi), April Bowlds (Ryan), Ryan Hatfield (Alexandria), Jason Thompson (Joslyn), Whitney Sheriff (Jonathan), Kimberly Mattingly (Josh); sister, Judy Jacob Tyler (Jimmy); twenty-six great-grandchildren and special friend, Dottie Spencer, along with several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be 12:00 p.m. Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Entombment will follow at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Walnut Memorial Baptist Church.
Memories and messages of condolence may be shared with the family at www.glenncares.com.
Friday, February 17, 2023
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Saturday, February 18, 2023
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