Betty J. Rollins, 84, of Sciotoville, died Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Community Hospice in Ashland, Ky. She was the eldest daughter of the late Clyde and Thelma (Grizzle) Porter of Sciotoville, and also preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, John D. Rollins, a daughter-in-law, Becky S. (Wilson) Rollins, four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Gerald and Norma Porter, Clarence and Katherine Porter, Jerry Porter and Jackie Porter.
Betty was a homemaker and held several part time and full time positions in her years at various assignments while following her husband, John, who served in the U.S.A.F. for 26 years. She also volunteered her spare time to work with Family Services at several of the bases where the family lived. Betty loved bowling, traveling, gardening, reading, and most of all family.
Surviving are four children, John II, Mark (Stacey), Jess, and Nancy; and a special family friend, Elsie Lewis, two grandsons, John III (Stephanie) and Andrew (Christina) Rollins, and four great-grandchildren, Nicole Barney, and Katelyn, Breana and Dalton Rollins. Survivors also include four brothers, Gene (June), Donnie (Virginia), Dan (Diana) and John (Mary) Porter and her only surviving sister and best friend, Karen (Dave) Roberts.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Reverend Stanley Webster officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park. The family will receive friends at Brant’s from 11:00 until 1:00 p.m. on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, Ky. 41101.