SMITHFIELD - Pile, Betty Jo, 82, passed away on September 24, 2013 at her daughter's residence in Smithfield.
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She was born on May 11, 1931 in Chickasha, OK, to the late William Oscar and Susie Johnson Bounds.
Betty was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She was an accomplished seamstress who delighted in crafting beautiful creations of clothing. She was a devoted member of the United Methodist Church. In her earlier years Betty was a leader of the Girl Scouts of America, a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and the current events club of Jeffersontown.
She leaves to mourn her passing: her beloved children, Nancy Pile Laney and her husband, Michael of Smithfield, KY, and William Pile and his wife, Laura Rickard of Durango, CO; and her sister, Ardia Faye Bingham and her husband, L.C. of Wayne, OK; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Betty was preceded in death by her beloved parents; and her husband, Donald E. Pile.
Cremation was chosen, a memorial service is planned for spring.
Memorial bequests can be made to Arizona Cancer Center Development Office: 1515 N. Campbell Ave. P.O. Box 245013 Tucson AZ. 85724; or the University of the South University Relations 735 University Ave. Sewanee TN. 37383.
Online condolences may be made at: www.ransdellfuneral.com.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 29, 2013