Betty Imogene (Marshall) James, 86 of Oakland, KY, passed from this world on September 5th, 2022, at The Medical Center of Bowling Green surrounded by family. Betty was daughter to the late Wilbur and Thelma Marshall of Hardinsburg, KY. She was wife to the late Leroy James, worked for Union Underwear and Eaton Corporation/Cutler Hammer of Bowling Green, KY, and raised three beloved sons. She was a faithful member of Oakland Baptist Church and had a special heart for missions and ministering to children in need. She spent many years teaching Sunday School and in children’s ministries, and leading donation collections and distributions in Eastern Kentucky. Her love for Jesus and missions will live on in the lives of her family, friends, neighbors and the many generations of children she discipled.
Betty is survived by her three sons and their spouses, Kenneth and Lori James, Keith and Carolyn James, and Kirby and Vanessa James. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Pine Grove Presbyterian Cemetery. Friends and family can visit from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8 and 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Oakland Baptist Church Relief Fund for Eastern Kentucky.
Hardy & Son Funeral Homes is honored to be in charge of these arrangements.
Friday, September 9, 2022
Pine Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery