Betty Nugent

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Betty L. Nugent, 85

Betty L. Nugent, 85, of Lafayette, passed away on February 19, 2013, at 6:35 a.m. at Mulberry Health & Retirement. Betty was born on September 4, 1927, in Lafayette to the late Charles and Lela Smith Mull. She was a 1945 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School. On September 15, 1948, she married Hershell L. Nugent in Lafayette, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 2002. Betty worked in housekeeping for over 40 years, and attended Good Shepherd Baptist Church.

Surviving are five children, Diana (Steve) Bush, of Dayton, Mark (Deborah) Nugent, Tari (Randy) Terrell, of Lafayette, Jeff (Shelly) Ruckle, of Mulberry, and Hershell Nugent Jr., of Lafayette. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by one son, Michael Shannon Nugent; and one sister, Phyllis Bartholomew.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013 with visitation a half hour prior to the service at Simplicity Funeral Care with Pastor James Chase officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Almost Home Humane Society.

Simplicity Funeral Care entrusted with care.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2013
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