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Betty (Harrison) Thomas

January 11, 1938 ~ March 6, 2022 (age 84)


Betty’s life began January 11, 1938, in Missouri. She spent most of her lifetime in Southwest Michigan where she raised a large loving family. Betty’s pride and joy was her seven children and their large families. She enjoyed crafting, baking, and caring for others. Betty’s door was always open and you never left her house hungry. She would help anyone and never met a stranger. When having cookouts the neighborhood children sometimes could be found making themselves part of the family and jumping in line to enjoy Betty’s good food.


Betty leaves behind a loving family to cherish her memory including; five children Billy Herron, David (Barb) Herron, Donna (Darnell) Simpson, Ruth Jones, and Mary (Charles) Quinn; 14 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; and one great great great grandchild; a brother Ernie Harrison; and several nieces and nephews.


Betty died Sunday, March 6, 2022, at home surrounded by family. She is preceded in death by: three husbands Richard Herron, L.C. Morgan, and Jim Thomas; two sons Danny Herron and Roger Herron; a daughter-in-law Barb Herron; a son-in-law Kelly Jones; her parents Clint and Addie Harrison; and two siblings Nick Harrison and Patsy Jones.


Friends may visit with Betty’s family Thursday, March 10, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet, where her life will be celebrated Friday, March 11, at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Keeler Cemetery. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for Betty’s family

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March 10, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hutchins Funeral Home
209 South Main Street ~ PO Box 103
Watervliet, MI 49098

Funeral Service
March 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Hutchins Funeral Home
209 South Main Street ~ PO Box 103
Watervliet, MI 49098

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