Betty Gill Wright “Mamaw Betty” of Hartford, Kentucky went to her heavenly home on August 3, 2020 at Signature Healthcare of Hartford. She was born in Cromwell, Kentucky the daughter of the late Samuel Earl Basham and Victoria Embry Goff. Betty retired from Kentucky Social Service Office. She was also a hairdresser and child caregiver for many years. Betty was a member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church in Belton. She loved her flowers on the deck where she spent many hours with her friends and family.
Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Ricky Gill, granddaughter, Rebecca Howard and several siblings.
Betty leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband of twenty years, Jerry Wright of Hartford; two sons, Barry Scott (Darlene) Gill of McHenry, Keith (Sheila) Gill of Mississippi; daughter, Sarah Beth (Darby) Cole of Beaver Dam; stepson, Josh (Amanda) Wright of Beaver Dam; fourteen grandchildren, Donica Woodson, Derek Gill, Brad Gill, Matt Gill, Jackie Boyken, Bethany Gill, Hunter Gill, Aaron Clark, Forrest Clark, Sam Clark, Kayla Cole, Chase Cole, Jax Wright and Zoe Wright; several great grandchildren; two sisters Freda Brockman and Clara (Lyod) Crawford both of Louisville and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Friday, August 7, 2020 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Rev. Betty Shaver and Rev. Rodney Albin officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Friends may visit from 5-8 PM Thursday and 10 AM until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home. In compliance with health and public safety directives, capacity will be limited in accordance with state guidelines.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions in Betty’s name to Cliff Hagan Boy & Girls Club of Ohio County, c/o Cecilian Bank Attn: Alison Collard, PO Box 205, Hartford, KY 42347.
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