Betty (Gibson) Greenwood

Born: Tue., Oct. 8, 1935
Died: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
Location: Shirley & Stout
Lincoln Road Chapel

Memorial Service

3:00 PM Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
Location: Shirley & Stout
Lincoln Road Chapel

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Betty (Gibson) Greenwood of Kokomo, Indiana went to be with the Lord in her home surrounded by her family at 10:22 am, December 24, 2018.  She was born (a twin) October 8, 1935 in Fort Smith Arkansas to George S. and Mattie Francis (Bell) Gibson

Betty was a graduate of Fort Smith High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas, class of 1955.  After graduation she married David Greenwood.

Betty and Dave lived in Hanover, Pennsylvania, where they raised three wonderful children.  Theresa Lynn, Douglas Bryan, and Ruth Marie. Betty moved to Kokomo in 1978 where she worked for Duke Energy of Kokomo and retired in 1996.

Betty loved and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, Ellie Bowen, J. B. Bowen, Julia Greenwood, and Devon (Frankie) Russell and great grandchildren, Maggie Grace, Milo Alan, and River Grace.

Betty was a member of North View Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Kokomo, Indiana. Betty will be missed by all who knew her.

Betty is survived by her three children, Theresa (Jeff) Bowen, Douglas Greenwood, and Ruth Marie Greenwood.  She is also survived by sisters, Frances E. Rayl, Florida, Mary Ann Thresher, Fort Smith Arkansas, and brothers, J. B. (Shirley) Gibson, Downey California, Bill Gibson, Fort Smith, Arkansas, “twin brother” Bobby (Judy) Gibson of Kokomo,  Indiana, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George S. and Mattie F. Gibson, and a brother, G. S. Gibson.

Visitation shall be at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, 1315 West Lincoln Road.  Thursday Dec. 27, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. with a service to follow at 3:00 pm officiated by Rev. Sean Cooper. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.  Messages of condolence may be left online at

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A. Marie Casey, formerly of Marion
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
So sorry for the loss of Betty Greenwood; your mother, sister, aunt & friend. No doubt she will be sadly missed yet, fondly remembered. As you cherish the many memories, reflect on the time when sickness & death will be conditions of the past! (Revelation 21:3,4; 1Corinthians 15: 26) This is what our loving God Jehovah has promised & Jesus Christ himself guaranteed the hope of seeing our loved ones again. (John 5:28,29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 26:19) May God’s word provide you the comfort to endure at this time & each day to come, as we await the fulfillment of his promises!

   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
Sorry to hear your loss of your twin, Bob.

Susan Hewitt
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
Please accept my condolences on the passing of Betty. I worked with her for years at Duke Energy. She was such a special, sincere person. I’m not able to make the viewing, but we all still talk about her. Prayers for the family.

James Parker and Family
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
Aunt Betty will be greatly missed. I always loved her smiling face and the way she always winked 😉 at me when I was a child all the way up to the very last time I was able to see and visit with her. I always looked forward to her coming to my grandmother’s (Mary Thresher) house.

Paula Young Taskey
   Posted Thu December 27, 2018
I am so sorry of the passing of your mother. I know what a difficult time this is especially at a holiday too. Praying for peace and comfort for your family.

Mary Thresher
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
What a loss of such a beautiful sister. Betty was such a special person. Always had a smile for everyone even when she got sick. I know that she is resting with the Lord and is with those who have gone before her. She will be so missed by all of us. Rest in your heavenly home my dear sister. No more tears, no more struggling to breath. What miracles our God performs.

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