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Betty Drury

March 8, 1935 — July 13, 2022

Betty J. Drury, 87, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away July 13, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born March 8, 1935 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late Ollie and Elizabeth Gibbins Johnson. Betty retired from Hobby Horse Daycare as a preschool teacher and attended GracePointe Baptist Church.

Betty enjoyed reading, gardening, and sewing. She loved spending time with her family and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Louis Drury, Sr.; sisters, Alice Johnson and Ethel Mae Stinnett; and her brothers, James Johnson, Curtis Johnson, Sr., and Jay Johnson.

She is survived by her children, Joe Drury, Jr., DiAnna (Danny) Burden, DeLinda (Terry) Belcher, and Randall (Kathy) Drury; grandchildren, Joseph Kirk (Sara Vance) Drury, Stephen Kyle (Angela) Drury, Lauren Elizabeth Drury, Courtney (Jordan) Castlen, Cory Ray Burden, Colton Sean (Haley) Burden, Betty Jo Belcher, Bobbie Jo (Thomas) Miller, Anthony Swain, Jonathan Swain, Stephanie Howard, and Jason Howard; great-grandchildren, Landon, Trey, Callie, Easton, Caiden, Carley, Parker Kate, Krews Daniel, Kyla, Addesyn, Weston, Naomi, Maddison, Mason, and Samuel Knox; and siblings, Dorothy Pierce and David Johnson.

Services will be 11:30 am on Monday, July 18, 2022 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial to follow at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory and again on Monday, July 18, 2022 from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Drury. Leave your messages of condolence for the family of Betty J. Drury and sign her virtual guestbook at www.haleymcginnis.com.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, July 17, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home

519 Locust St, Owensboro, KY 42301

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Visitation

Monday, July 18, 2022

10:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home

519 Locust St, Owensboro, KY 42301

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 18, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery & Mausoleum

1300 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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