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Betty Jean VanWhy

February 5, 1934 ~ August 24, 2017 (age 83)

Betty Jean VanWhy, age 83, of Clarksville, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017, at her residence. 

Betty was born February 5, 1934, in Humboldt, TN, to the late Ezra and Rosa Pillow.

Mrs. VanWhy was retired from The Acme Boot Company.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday, August 27, at 2:00 PM, at the Chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Briggs officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday, August 26, from 1:00 to 6:00 PM, and Sunday, August 27, from 1:00 PM until the hour of service, at the funeral home. 

Betty is survived by her husband of 41 years, Morris "Van" VanWhy; one son, Michael "Mike" Smith of Clarksville; two daughters, Sandra (Johnny) Sensing of Big Rock, TN and Kathy (Lee) Pelkie of Clarksville; stepson, Melroy (Venetia) VanWhy of Pleasant View, TN; stepdaughter, Angela Wooden of Joelton, TN; three brothers, Herman Pillow of Milan, TN, Bennie Pillow of Humboldt, TN, and David Pillow of Humboldt, TN; one sister, Margaret Middleton of Humboldt, TN; seven grandchildren, Carrie West, Eric Wade, Lindsey Gafford, Johnathon Sensing, Chad Wooden, Eddie VanWhy, and Rhiannon VanWhy; seven great grandchildren, Dylan Snyder, Ayden West, Moxon VanWhy, Katlyn Wade, Conner Wade, Skylar Walden, and Kallie Walden; and her favorite baby dog, Ziggy. 

Pallbearers will be Eric Wade, Ben West, Eddie VanWhy, Brian Gafford, Johnny Sensing, Johnathon Sensing, Dylan Snyder, and Chad Wooden. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.nealtarpleyparchman.com. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
August 26, 2017

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Visitation
Sunday
August 27, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Celebration of Life
Sunday
August 27, 2017

2:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Interment
Sunday
August 27, 2017

3:00 PM
Resthaven Memorial Gardens
2930 Highway 41 A South
Clarksville, TN 37043


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