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Betty Frances (Peyton) Black

February 1, 1943 ~ May 14, 2018 (age 75)

         Betty Frances Peyton Black, 75, of Columbus, IN formerly of Lawrenceburg, widow of Robert Lee Black, died Monday, May, 14, 2018 at Taylor Manor in Versailles.


         She was born in Anderson County to the late Charles Frank and Juanita Frances Hawkins Peyton. Betty was a member at Garden City Church of Christ in Columbus, IN and Sand Spring Baptist Church. She was a 1961 graduate of Anderson High School; graduated in 1965 with a B.S. from Eastern Kentucky University; and a M.S. in Education in 1969 from Indiana University. She began her teaching career in the fall of 1965 where she taught at Wayne Township Elementary in Bartholomew Co. Indiana until the spring of 1982; in the fall of 1982 she started teaching at Taylorsville Elementary in Taylorsville, IN where she retired from in June of 2000.


         She is survived by her step-son, Brent Lee Black; step-grandson, Jack, both of Santa Fe, NM; sister, Linda Charlene Peyton Smith, of Salvisa; niece, Cindy (Chris) Copenhaver, Lawrenceburg; nephew, Doug Caldwell, Frankfort; two great-nieces, Courtney Turpin and Cheyenne Searcy; great-nephew, Jeremy Turpin; step great nieces, Mattie and Maison Copenhaver, all of Lawrenceburg.


         Funeral services will be Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Gash Memorial Chapel with Dr. Mike Hamrick officiating. Burial will follow in Sand Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at Barkes, Weaver, and Glick Funeral Home in Columbus, IN. Another visitation will be Friday, May 18, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. at Gash Memorial Chapel. Gash Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.


         Memorial contributions are suggested to Sand Spring Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 or Bluegrass Care Navigators, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601 or to one’s favorite charity in her memory.

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