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Bettye Miller  Stockton
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Bettye Miller-Stockton
On July 5, 2018, God called Bettye from labor to rest. Allen and Cora Martin were blessed with a daughter, Bettye Louise Martin on November 23, 1933. Born and raised in Middlesboro, Kentucky her parents taught her to love God and her family. While attending Lincoln High School she developed a passion for cheerleading. Her love for cheerleading enhanced her natural leadership qualities and led her to become Class President. However, becoming “Ms. Lincoln” was one of her shining moments and one of her favorite topics.
Not one to shy away from an adventure after graduation she moved to New York City to become a nanny. After several years in the “Big Apple” Bettye moved to Chicago and decided to further her education to become a nurse. Being a nurse was the joy of her life. Her high work ethic and dependability provided her many nursing opportunities across the United States. Bettye, walked closely with the Lord. She always said “I would not take nothing for my Journey”
Bettye was preceded in death by her parents Allen and Cora Martin; sisters, Elizabeth Martin, Magnolia Farrow and Jerusha Bolden; brothers, Daniel Martin and Robert Martin. She leaves to cherish her memories husband, George Stockton; daughters, Ierusha Martin and Irinia Stockton; grandchildren, Allen Martin and Akendia Martin and the love of her life great grandson Chase Allen Rice. Bettye will forever be missed by her sister, Doris Harris; brother, Charles Martin (Ella); brother in laws, sister in law, nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces, great, great nephews and nieces, great, great, great nephews and nieces ,cousins, special friend John Mason, and a host of friends. Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, July 13, 2018 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Green Hills Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 12-1 p.m., Friday, July 13, 2018 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.
Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
Candle Lighting and Guestbook at www.shumatefuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Friday

13

Jul

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

funeral

Friday

13

Jul

1:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

interment

Friday

13

Jul

2:00 PM
Green Hills Memorial Gardens

Middlesboro
Middlesboro, KY 40965

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Green Hills Memorial Gardens

Middlesboro
Middlesboro, KY 40965

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