Betty J. Tackett

Betty Jane Tackett, 85, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at 1:20 a.m. at Heritage Pointe, in Warren.

Mrs. Tackett retired from Art Chemical Products, in Huntington, after 37 years of service.

She was born Nov. 24, 1927, in Huntington to Emmanuel and Mildred Sabina Parker Young. She married Don G. Tackett on Sept. 16, 1968, in Clentwood, VA. He preceded her in death in August, 1995.

Survivors include three daughters, Jacquelyn Riggers and Susan (James) Garwood, both of Warren, and Patti (Kirk) Strass, of Huntington; two sons, Tom (Margie) Gray, of Churubusco, and Ted (Patty) Whitney, of Huntington; a brother, Donald (Donna) Young, of Springfield, OH; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A service will be held at the mortuary on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at 10 a.m., with Greg Comp officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington.

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