Betty Foley

Hamilton County

Betty Jo FoleyBetty Jo "Mim" Foley, 81, of Hanover, Pa., passed peacefully Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Hanover Hospital.She was the wife of Thomas Edward Foley Sr. who died Sept. 16, 1990.Born Dec. 24, 1930 in Knoxville, she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Gladys Seavers Baker.Betty Jo was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.Her survivors include a daughter, Karen R. Shirey and her husband Bruce, of Hanover, Pa..; a son, Kenneth G. Foley, of Chattanooga; a sister, Bobbi J. Cruger, Poughkepsie, N.Y.; a sister-in-law, Erma Ruth Baker, Chattanooga; and longtime companion, Roy Oscar Warner, Hanover; seven grandchildren, Stacy Dyan Lowe, Stephen D. "Jay" Jackson Jr., Melissa Foley, Carolyn Grace Hepler, Aubrey Erin Foley, Ian Conner Foley, Bruce J. Shirey Jr.; and six great-grandchildren.Betty Jo was preceded in death by a son, Thomas E. "Buddy" Foley Jr.; and a brother, Kenneth E. "Joe" Baker.A service to celebrate the life of Betty Jo will be held noon Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Turner Funeral Home, Highway 58 @ 3913 Webb Road, Chattanooga.A time to share memories with the family and an opportunity to view will be Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.To share memories of Betty Jo "Mim" Foley, please visit

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