STRADER BETTY JEANGREENVILLE, KY., Betty Jean Strader, 86, of Greenville passed away peacefully on Monday, February 15, 2021 following a lengthy illness. She was born on July 7, 1934 in Ft. Pierre, South Dakota the daughter of Cecil Harris and Anna Huck Harris. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother, and she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Central City, KY. She loved the Lord and her family, and she enjoyed crocheting, quilting, and playing Bingo (hence her nickname, Betty Bingo). She loved animals and was a loyal supporter of the ASPCA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James C. Strader, Jr., 2 sons James C. Strader III and Kenneth L. Strader, 1 daughter Donna J. O’Bannon, 2 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.

She is survived by 1 daughter Doreen (James) Cain, 1 son Billy (Debra Riepe) Strader, 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Central City, KY.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 12:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Central City, KY conducted by Father Josh McCarty. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens in Powderly, KY.

Betty was a bright light in all our lives and will be truly missed. We love her and thank her for all the love and wonderful memories she left us with.

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