Betty Thompson

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Betty Lou Thompson

Betty Lou Thompson, 85, of Lafayette, formerly of Newton County, passed away at 11:25 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012, at IU Health of Lafayette. She had been in failing health for the last month.

She was born October 5, 1927, in Newton County and was a graduate of Sheldon High School in Sheldon, Ill.

Her marriage was to John Charles Kenneth. He died in 1968.

Mrs. Thompson was a Newton County resident for many years until moving to Lafayette 35 years ago.

She worked for the Tippecanoe School Corporation and also for Seaboard Finance Company.

She enjoyed horseback racing, Indiana University sports and the Chicago Cubs.

Surviving is her daughter, Carol Alberts (husband: Dennie); and a son, Randy Thompson.

Betty loved spending time with her family, especially her eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death with her parents are three sisters, one brother and a grand-daughter, Jennifer (Schriner) McColley.

A private family funeral service is to be held at a later date. Those wishing may make memorial gifts to the in her name.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, 2012
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