• "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
    - Candy Franco
  • "Love ya Mom"
    - Cynthia Tarwater
  • "Happy Birthday big sister. It's been nearly four months..."
    - Shirley
  • "Jane was a wonderful Christian Lady and true Friend. I was..."
    - Lorine Clayton
    - Marlene Ehle

TARWATER, Betty Jane, 85, died peacefully on Friday, May 23, 2014 at her home in Lake Panasoff-kee, FL. She was born on September 18, 1928 in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of Oliver Luther Milliken and Lillian Elizabeth Perry. She dedicated her life to God, family and friends and will be fondly remembered by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth Reed Tarwater and grandson, Chance Goins. She is survived by her four children, Sandra G. Johnson (Leland), Larry Goins (Rebecca), Cynthia Tarwater and Debra T. Perez (Ralph); 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; her sister, Shirley Lee Dail-Rhodes of Ruskin and two nephews. A funeral service will be conducted 11 A.M. Friday, May 30, 2014 at Adams & Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with interment to following in Sunset Memory Gardens (11005 U.S. Hwy. 301 N., Thonotosassa, FL). The family will welcome friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the funeral home. "To live in the hearts we leave behind, is not to die."

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 28, 2014
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