October 16, 1936 - February 22, 2014
Betty Jo ( nee Lillard ), 77 , of Edgewood, Ky, continued on her journey Saturday, February 22, 2014, from her home, lovingly surrounded by family and friends and assisted by the caring folks of Hospice of the Bluegrass. She was a great homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved traveling, history, reading, animals, playing cards, landscaping, watching CNN and her best buddy cat – Gracie ! She was also a former active member of Brucewood Presbyterian Church. She will be greatly missed by many – daughters: Lisa of Taylor Mill, Carla (Debbie Prichard ) of Independence ; sons: Kelly ( Amy ) of Independence, Micah ( Amanda ) of Edgewood. Granddaughter Ashley of Cincinnati. Brother Mark (Trudy ) Lillard of Williamstown and sisters in life, Jeannie ( Bruce ) Poe of Independence and Linda Sexton of Jacksonville, Fla. Special and dear family friends; Natalie Deering, Sam Deering – honorary grandchildren; Kathy Schulte, Bev Epperson & Tina Kelly – honorary daughters and Sandra Lillard – her patient travelling companion. She was also loved by many other nieces, nephews, in-laws, family and friends. And her high school girlfriends and monthly lunch buds – Ann, Mert, June, Jackie, Kay, Janet and Joann. She was preceded in death by parents Bill and Lucy Lillard, brothers; Bill and Clyde Lillard. Her body will be cremated and interred with her beloved late husband, Ed (37 yrs ) in The Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Williamstown at the convenience of the family. A celebration of life open house is being planned appropiately for the springtime she so dearly enjoyed – Sunday May 4, 2-6 pm with a remembrance service beginning at 3 pm at the Park Place Community Center in Pride Park in Taylor Mill, Ky. Her children would like to especially thank Dr. Rita Watkins MD for her extra special care. Memorial donations suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Rd., Florence, Ky. 41042. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com.
I am so very sorry for your loss. At this difficult time please remember the Bible’s promise at Acts 24:15, “There is going to be a resurrection.” May the God of all comfort, comfort you in all your trials. – 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
To all the Fosters and extended family…our prayers and sympathies are with you. We know how much your mom meant to you all.
My deepest sympathies! Denney Foster