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Betty Jane Knight, 89, of Shelbyville

Betty Jane Knight, 89, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022.


She was born January 4, 1933 in Batesville, Indiana to Clarence Deller and Anna (Simon) Deller. 


Betty was a graduate of Osgood High School. She was employed with Farm Bureau Insurance as an Administrator and Ross Snyder Insurance as secretary.  


She was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.


Betty enjoyed helping with many Veterans organizations; she was an American Legion Auxiliary Member since 1980, lifetime member of the Omega Au Tail Sorority, Eagles Auxiliary, Women of the Moose since 1976, where she was a post Deputy Grand Regent, a long time Vestavia member and also St. Ann’s Alter Society member. 


Betty married William Knight on October 18, 1977, and he preceded her in death on April 16, 2022. 


She is survived by nephews; C. Michael Ogden, John D. Ogden, Terry L. Ogden, and niece, Carol Fowler and many nieces and nephews.


She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Helen Havens, and also her nephew, David C. Ogden. 


Visitation will be Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 10a.m. until 11a.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Services, 703 S Harrison St. Shelbyville, IN. 46176.


Funeral services will be at 11a.m. at the funeral home with Father Mike Keucher officiating.


Rosary will be at the funeral home at 9a.m.


Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.


Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, Stuart Parks, and Darin Schutt are honored to serve Betty’s family.


Memorial Contributions may be given to the donor’s choice.


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