Betty J. Bushong, 90
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Betty J. Funk Bushong, 90, of Lafayette, went to be with the Lord Friday November 30, 2012, at St. Anthony Health Care.
She was born January 15, 1922, in Lafayette to the late William and Edna Henizer Krug. Her first marriage was to Forrest Funk and they later divorced. She then married Joe Bushong on February 6, 1965, in Lafayette and he preceded her in death on September 8, 2007.
Betty worked in the Machine Shop at Consolidated Industries and is retired. She was a homemaker and a single mother who raised 5 children. Betty was fortunate enough to live to see six generations of her family.
Surviving are her children, Mary Fox, Linda Lou Bray, Sondra Griswold husband Dallas, Forrest L. "Sonny" (wife: Wilma) Funk and Alva L. Funk, all of Lafayette; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 35 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren.
Betty was preceded in death by two brothers; three grandsons; one great-grandson; one great-great-grandson; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Visitation will be 1 hour prior to a 2 p.m. service on Monday at Charity Baptist Church, 1718 N 15th St. Lafayette; Pastor Matt Sims officiating. Burial will be at Spring Vale Cemetery.
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Published in the Journal & Courier on Dec. 2, 2012