Gainesville - Lake City - Mrs. Betty Jane Carey, 77, of Lake City, Florida, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013. Funeral services were con-ducted on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Westport Church of Christ in Tennessee. Interment followed in the Jamison Cemetery. Mrs. Betty Carey was born February 24, 1935, in Tipton County, Tennessee, to the late James Talbot Williams and Theo Dosha Gressem Williams. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Carey; a brother, J.T. Williams; three sisters, Ruby Williams Willis, Minnie Williams Webb and Irene Williams Gatlin.
She was a beloved sister in Christ at the 39th Avenue Church of Christ in Gainesville, Florida, for 19 years where her husband served as the evangelist until he retired in 2011.
She is survived by her husband, Bobby Carey; two sons, James Carey, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, and Richard Carey, of Lake City, Florida; a daughter, Barbara Carey Hestand, of Amesbury, Massachusetts; two brothers, George C. (Bill) Williams, of Buena Vista, Tennessee, and Les (Buddy) Williams, of Washington, Illinois; and a sister, Sue E. Williams Cary, of Yuma, Tennessee. She also leaves 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Westport Church of Christ in Tennessee. Interment followed in the Jamison Cemetery.