Betty Jo Borum

March 24, 1930March 11, 2013
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Betty Jo Borum, 82, went to be with the Lord, Monday, March 11, 2013, at the Heritage Center in Evansville, IN. She was born March 24, 1930 in Evansville.

She worked at Bristol Myers for 38 ½ years. Betty Jo was a Trustee and Deacon for Immanuel Presbyterian Church on Fountain Avenue where she also sang in the choir. She was a member of the VFW 1114 Ladies Auxiliary and Clabber Club. Betty Jo loved to read.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Borum and parents, Joseph and Esther Hisch.

Betty Jo is survived by daughters, Brenda Lee Thomas, Evansville, Donna Andrews, Stanberry, MO; sister, Sharon Lewis, Mt. Vernon, IN; brother, Gary Hisch, Independence, MO; grandchildren, Stephanie Thomas, Chad and Adam Andrews; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10:00AM, Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Alexander West Chapel, with burial at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from 3:00PM until 7:00PM and Thursday from 9:00AM until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 1230 Fountain Avenue, Evansville, IN 47710.

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Jason O'Briant

March 14, 2013

Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow..

Brenda/Jim Carrigan

March 14, 2013

Betty and Jim were our neighbors for a number of years. So sorry to learn of Betty's passing. She was a good neighbor and we always enjoyed visiting and talking with her. We still refer to the house on Harmony Way as the Borum House.

Jerri Norrington-Webber

March 13, 2013

In rememberance of you Grandma,Betty Boop.

Jerri Webber

March 13, 2013

Grandma, Betty Boop, will be missed. She was like a Grandma to me growing up with her granddaughter Stephanie. Love you all always!

Robbyn Ferguson

March 13, 2013

I will keep the family in my prayers as they adjust to the loss of this wonderful lady. Betty was a great person to work with at BMS. She was always willing to help anyone who asked!

Brenda Kaye Thomas

March 13, 2013

Betts, you will be missed so much.
Enjoyed the dinners, trips to Civic
Plays...lots of laughter along the way.

Jan Dull

March 13, 2013

Brenda, so very sorry you lost your Mom. Praying for peace and comfort during this very sad time. Jan


March 13, 2013

Betty was a dependable worker at MJ/BMS and a pleasure to know and work with. God's blessings and comfort to her family.

Lisa Conti (Ennis)

March 13, 2013

So sorry to hear of the family's loss. Betty was such a sweet woman to work with in my early years at Mead Johnson.

Brenda Curtis Gunter

March 13, 2013

so sorry to hear about Betty....she and Jim were friends with my parents for years and we have many happy memories with them. May you rest in peace!