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Betty Jean Godbey Worthington

September 7, 1935 ~ June 23, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

Betty Jean Godbey Worthington, age 86, of Dallas, Georgia, formerly of Lincoln County, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, in Marietta, Georgia.  Born Saturday, September 7, 1935, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late William Alexander & Beulah M. Williams Soard.  Betty was a Walmart greeter in Danville, Kentucky, for 16 years.  Betty was a member of Mount Olive Christian Church in Yosemite, Kentucky.  Betty loved spending time with her family and her Walmart family.  Betty loved singing and bowling, and previously bowled for various Boy & Girl clubs.  

Betty leaves behind one daughter, Sharon Lee Godbey Dunning of Dallas, Georgia; four grandchildren, Erin Hans (Jamie) of Muncie, Pennsylvania, Michelle Fletcher of Pensacola, Florida, Jennifer Trusty (Jeremy) of North Judson, Indiana, and Paula Naputi (Kenny) of Dallas; ten great-grandchildren, Abby, Ana, Gabriel, Zechariah, Joshua, Cassie, Elizabeth, Elijah, Olivia, and Konnor; one sister, Joann Lister; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family members and friends who mourn her passing.  

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husbands, Paul Elliott Godbey and Irvin Lee Worthington, Sr.; son-in-law, Michael Lee Dunning; four brothers, Joe, Kenny, Stanley, and Jasper; and four sisters, Carol, Mary, Lou Lou Mae, and Anne. 

A Public Visitation will be held 11AM-1PM Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Mount Olive Christian Church.  

A Public Funeral Service will be held 1:00PM Tuesday, at the church.  Bro. Greg Powell will officiate the service.  The Funeral Service will be recorded and uploaded, at a later date, on Betty’s memorial page at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.  

Following the Funeral Service, Betty will be laid to rest in Middleburg Cemetery, by her first husband, Paul Elliott Godbey.

Barnett, Demrow & Friend Funeral Home, Waynesburg, Kentucky, is entrusted with Betty’s arrangements.  Guest Book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Mount Olive Christian Church
1974 KY Hwy 837
Yosemite, KY 42566

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

1:00 PM
Mount Olive Christian Church
1974 KY Hwy 837
Yosemite, KY 42566

Burial
Tuesday
June 28, 2022

Middleburg Cemetery
Lynn Street
Middleburg, KY 42541

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