Betty Gee Raybourn


Mrs. Betty Sue Gee Raybourn, age 83, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Thursday, December 29, 1938, in Carter County, Kentucky, to the late John W. and Ella Mae Trivett Gee.

Betty was co-owner and retired from Raybourn Auto Parts after 40 plus years, and owner of West Side Storage in addition to many other rental properties. She was a member of Ladies Oriental Shrine National Association #76 and #328 as well as a member of The Olive Hill American Legion Post 138. In earlier years, she enjoyed bowling in the Women’s Bowling League, dancing and roller skating with her husband, J.C. Betty was an avid reader, and never failed to give each book her rated review by giving it her signed stamp of approval. She enjoyed working in her flowers, traveling, and spending time with her great grandchildren, especially in the Christmas Season.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, John C. “J.C.” Raybourn; one brother, Donald Wayne Gee and two sisters, Josephine Gee and Veronice Collins.

Betty is survived by one son, Timothy Allen Raybourn and his wife, Carolyn of Lawton, Kentucky; two daughters, Jerri Ann Raybourn of St. Petersburg, Florida and Nicola S. Raybourn of Olive Hill, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Betty Jo (Josh) Lindell, Justin R. (Cara) Dixon, Jacklin (Brandon) Horne, John T. Raybourn, Jacy D. Nolen; seven great grandchildren, Lucas Gee Raybourn, Jackson Horne, Eli Horne, Presley Dixon, Charlie Horne, Parker Dixon and Amelia Raybourn; one brother, Tommy Gee of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; two sisters,Virginia Luncan and Orlia Duncan both of Olive Hill, Kentucky along with many family members and friends who will sadly miss her.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m., Monday, October 31, 2022 at Jr Olive Hill Memorial Park in Olive Hill, Kentucky with Brother Calvin Lindell and Brother Dan Perry officiating. Entombment will follow in the Jr Olive Hill Memorial Park in Olive Hill, Kentucky.

Tim Raybourn, Justin Dixon, John T. Raybourn, Jacy D. Nolen, Brandon Horne and Josh Lindell will serve as pallbearers.

Jeremy Messer, Faron Henderson, Mark Duncan, Romie Griffey, Adam Moore, Donnie Owens Sr. and J.R. Hignite will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky is caring for all arrangements for Mrs. Betty Sue Gee Raybourn.



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