Obituary: Betty Jo Leverette

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Betty Jo Leverette, 71, of Unionville, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, in Shelbyville.

Mrs. Leverette was born in Rutherford County and was a daughter of the late George William and Ella Frances Maupin Hargrove. She was a member of Eagleville Baptist Church and faithfully attended Rays Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Leverette was a homemaker and during her working career was employed with Jensen's Inc., Durango Boot Company, Eaton Corp. and retired from American Can Company of Shelbyville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Johnnie Myrtle Underwood.

She is survived by her husband, F.R. (Roosevelt) Leverette of Unionville; two daughters, Trisha Follis of Shelbyville and Brenda Kimmins of the Longview Community; three grandchildren, Lacie Follis Yeckel of Shelbyville, and Will and Emily Kimmins of Longview; sister, Linda Blackwell of Lewisburg; and brothers, Albert Hargrove of Antioch, Jimmy David Hargrove of Summertown, Don Hargrove of Shelbyville, and Jerry Hargrove of Murfreesboro.

Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Lawrence Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial will follow in Cothran Cemetery in the Rover Community of Bedford County.