Betty Lou Giles Tapley

Monday, October 16, 2017

Mrs. Betty Lou Giles Tapley, age 74, of Cornersville, TN, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. She was a native of Cornersville, TN in Marshall County and a daughter of the late Kitt and Eddie Lou (McElhaney) Giles, of Cornersville, TN. She was a graduate of Cornersville High School and was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Mrs. Tapley was a foster granny for Cornersville Elementary School and was awarded Volunteer of the Year for Marshall County in 2013. While living in Rutherford County, she was a hospice volunteer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Wayne Giles, both of Cornersville, TN, and one sister, Richie Jett of Pulaski, TN.

Mrs. Tapley is survived by two sons; Michael (Cynthia) Robertson of Nashville, TN, Randy (Dixie) Robertson of Olathe, KS; one daughter, Teresa Lynn Robertson of Murfreesboro, TN; three granddaughters, Anna, Elizabeth, and Rachel; one grandson, Nathan; brother, Bud Giles of Manchester, TN; three sisters, Dorothy Beasley of Unionville, TN, Cathey Davis of Cornersville, TN, and Hazel Harmon of Cornersville, TN.

Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, from the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Lucas and Bro. Ernie Farmer officiating. Interment will follow at Reed-Walker Cemetery near Chapel Hill, TN.

Nephews and Kitt Cook will serve as pallbearers.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Chapel Hill, TN in charge of arrangements, 931-364-2233, lawrencefuneral.net.