Bettye Jean Abney

April 1, 1938January 7, 2011

Bettye Jean (Grigsby) Abney passed on to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 7, 2011.

She was born in Evansville, Indiana and raised her family in Lexington, Kentucky. Jean was active in the Church of the Nazarene for many years and had a deep faith in Jesus Christ throughout her life.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Jack Abney; daughter, Amanda Astley (Steven); son, Barrett Abney (Margaretta), all of Naples, FL; 9 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was 72 and had been a resident of Naples since 1987.

Visitation will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at Alexander North Chapel with the funeral service following at 1:00 PM. Interment will be in Evansville.


  • Funeral Sevice Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Bettye Jean Abney

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February 9, 2011

I remember Jean as a special lady with a beautiful smile. rest in peace now.

January 20, 2011

I will miss my Aunt Bettye, my source of inspiration for sharing beauty with others. Angie

January 15, 2011

I regret never having had the opportunity to meet such an attractive "cousin." My thoughts and prayers are with all of her family. Jan Knox

January 13, 2011

So sorry to hear of Bettye's passing...Bettye and I went to Harper together and Jack and I were in home room together at Bosse. SORRY TO SAY I haven't kept up with either. I do remember Bettye as a very special person. GOD BE WITH YOU. Pat Anderson Baker

January 12, 2011

Jack, May God bless you and your family at this time of your loss. You have lost a true angel that God blessed us all with.
Rod & Reda Abney
Winder, GA