Feb. 15, 1925-Aug. 27, 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:23 PM
Mrs. Betty Gravett, 89, of Crawfordsville, passed away on Wednesday at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health-Crawfordsville.
Mrs. Gravett was born Feb. 15, 1925, just 15 minutes after her twin sister Bonnie, at her parents' home in rural Fountain County to Elston Enis and Bessie Funk Fay. Betty was a 1945 graduate of Waynetown High School.
She married George Gravett Jr. on Feb. 27, 1944 in Waynetown. They were the proud parents of John Robert Gravett and Rebecca Faye Ramey.
She worked at R.R. Donnelley and Sons in Crawfordsville for 42 years and retired in 1989. Mrs. Gravett was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Waynetown Baptist Church.
She devoted her life to her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with each of them and attending various activities that they were involved in. She had a special relationship with each child and they all believed that they were the favorite. Betty also enjoyed cooking for her family. Fried chicken, homemade French fries and peach cobbler were a few of her most requested.
Mrs. Gravett is survived by her children; John (Cathy) Gravett of Phoenix, Ariz., Becky Ramey of Crawfordsville; sister, Bonnie Simmons and sister-in-law Jane Fay both of Waynetown; her grandchildren, Brian, Rob, Scott (Michele), Jon (Sharon), and Shelby; great-grandchildren, Rachel, Aubrey, Charlize, Sasha, Josephine, Kendal, Riley, Francesca and Kane; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Barbara, Brothers James, Charles and Louis and a granddaughter Teresa.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Shoemaker Funeral Home in Waynetown with the Rev. Ron Raffignone officiating. Burial will follow in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. The family will receive guest from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Sunday.