Betty Frances Granger

July 30, 1926 ~ January 3, 2008

Betty Kimble Granger, 81, of 616-D Franklin Square Court, Johnson City, died Thursday, January 3, 2008 at her residence. She was a native of Charleston, West Virginia, daughter of the late Carl Spurgeon and Margaret Ellen Hendrickson Kimble. Betty grew up, attended school and was a graduate of Montgomery High School in West Virginia. She also attained her bachelor's degree from West Virginia Tech in Montgomery. Betty was a member of Central Baptist Church where she retired as librarian, was a member of the Chancel Choir for many years and was also a member of the Esther Sunday School Class. Survivors include: her husband Dr.George L. Granger of the home, three sons and two daughters-in-law, Kim and Brenda Granger of Johnson City, Don T. Granger, of Lexington, Kentucky and Brian G. and Tammra Granger of Charlotte, North Carolina; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ellen and Jeff Yates of Kingsport and Linda G. and Mark Eades of Johnson City; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Lucille Lloyd of Richmond, Virginia and Jean and John Carotenuti of Dallastown, Pennsylvania; eight grandchildren, John Robert Yates, Amy E. Yates, Meredith L. Eades, Jordan R. Eades, Hannah E. Granger, Chad D. Fraley, Alec G. Granger and Jacqueline C. Granger; nine nieces and nephews. A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. in the South Chapel of the Morris "" Baker Funeral Home, under the direction of Rev. Bill Warfield and Dr. Ron Murray. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until time of service at four. Special music will be provided by Deborah Odom and Ambers Wilson. A committal service will be conducted on Sunday, January 6, 2008 in the Monte Vista Memorial Park at 2:00 p.m. Active pallbearers will be her three sons and two sons-in-law, Kim, Don and Brian Granger, Mark Eades and Jeff Yates and close friend, Earl Treadway.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Fond memories of Betty and George as faithful Workers at the Church and Parents of the best scorekeeper any girls coach ever had. Betty will always be remembered as the kind and efficient librarian at Central Baptist Church.

  2. Anonymous says:

    MY prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. May God bless and keep you, Margaret Davis, United Way Board

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