Betty J. Thurman

December 28, 1942April 8, 2018

Betty Jean Thurman, 75, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018. She was born December 28, 1942 in Evansville. She formerly worked for the EVSC for several years and was a seamstress for many years. She was member of the Lady Owls, enjoyed camping and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis “Louis” B. Thurman, Jr.; brother Bobby Mason, and brother-in-law, Lowell Thurman. She is survived by daughters, Patty Kenney (David) and Yvonne Woodard (James); grandchildren, April, Lori (Chad), Ben (Audrey) and Jeff ; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Olyvia, Addison, Peyton, Cayden, Katye, Braxtyn and Brayden; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Mason, Hildy Thurman and Donna Martin, and brothers-in-law, David Thurman (Linda) and Richard Martin. A Funeral Service will be 11:00AM, Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road, with burial in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit 5:00 to 7:00PM, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 and Thursday from 10:00AM to service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Aseracare Hospice. Condolences may be made online at


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Judith McNeely

April 10, 2018

Our prayers are with each of you, Betty was a very good neighbor and will be missed.
Judith & Joe McNeely

Yvonne Woodard

April 9, 2018

My mom was a very special person she met my dad and married him when she was 14 years old my dad was 19 she had my sister Patty Kenney and then she had me she lost one child in between she was always there for us even when she was hurting from a car accident the doctors told her that she wouldn't walk that she's being a wheelchair but she refused to be put in a wheelchair she didn't want her grandchildren or her great-grandchildren to see her in one