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Betty Wilson

November 28, 1944 — October 12, 2023


Mrs. Betty Jean (French) Wilson of Campbellsville passed from this life on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. Born in Knifley on November 28, 1944 to the late Charlie and Lissie (Harris) French, she was 78 years of age. Mrs. Wilson was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Faith Union Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory:

Two children: Darrell Ford of Campbellsville, and Kathy Satterly of Shelbyville,

Two brothers: Garnett French and wife Donna of Ohio, and Clifford French of Campbellsville,

Ten grandchildren: Patrick Satterly, Casee Satterly, Joshua Ford, Shondah Cowherd, Bryan Ford, David Ford, Austin Ford, Adam Ford, and Tina Stapleton,

Nineteen great-grandchildren,

And a host of other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Wilson; a son: David Murrell Ford; three siblings: Mildred Elmore, Richard M. “Buster” French, and Bobby French; and a daughter-in-law: Louise Ford.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Wilson on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at 12:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro David Wray will officiate. Interment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery immediately following.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, Oct. 17, after 10:00 AM until time for the service.

Casee Satterly, Joshua Ford, Shondah Cowherd, David Ford, and Bryan Ford will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Aiden Satterly and Kadee Satterly.

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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