Betty Josephine Royce, 81, of Louisville, formerly of Henry County, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the Episcopal Church Home in Louisville. She was born in Defoe and was the daughter of the late William and Lucy Hudson Thurman. She was preceded in death by her husband, James William Royce and two sisters, Evelyn Mitchell and Virginia Clark. She is survived by her son, James Keith Royce of LaGrange; sister, Mildred Ethington of Louisville. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sholar Funeral Home of Pleasureville. Interment will be in Defoe Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Cedar Lake Lodge, 3301 Jericho Road, LaGrange, KY 40031. Online condolences may be expressed at sholarfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Sentinel-News from Dec. 4 to Dec. 11, 2012