Betty J. Belcher

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Betty J. Belcher

February 06, 1929 - February 15, 2019

Betty J. Belcher Betty J. Belcher, 90, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, with entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 12 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Born in Washington, Indiana, Betty left the farm to pursue a career in nursing, graduating from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Indianapolis. Unconventionally for a woman of her generation, she continued her career after serving as a homemaker until her children reached school age.She retired from Clark Memorial Hospital in 1993.
Upon her retirement, she split her time between the family farm in Washington, IN and their home in Jeffersonville. In both places she pursued her passion for gardening, cooking and visiting with her grandchildren. As a woman of deep faith, she was an active member at Cook Memorial United Methodist and Trinity United Methodist churches. She worked with the United Methodist Women, the Sewing Circle and served as a volunteer with the Red Cross and the Clark County Health Clinic.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Don Belcher, her parents, Nelson and Eula Swann, and son Tom Belcher.
She is survived by her children, Rob (Kathleen), Larry (Susie), Barb Combs (Richard) and Sue. Her grandchildren Evan Belcher, Carol Darwin (Robert), Cameron Belcher, Landon Belcher, Adrienne Chaffin (Jason), Tori Baker (Bryan), Samantha Combs (Terry) and Josh Keeling. Her great-grandchildren, Evan Belcher Jr., Leighton Baker, Carter and Luna Darwin.
Memorial gifts to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.scottfuneralhome.com
Published on February 15, 2019
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Karen King Boomer
Mar 16, 2019
I am sorry for the loss of your mom,, and sorry that I did not know until now. I met the grandmother of one of my patients who had worked at Clark and her name came up. I always thought your mom and dad were terrific people. My thoughts are with you all.