Betty Jane Southworth Obituary

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Betty Jane   Southworth
Betty Jane Southworth

March 29, 1925 - March 16, 2017
Born in Providence
Resided in Coventry, RI


Betty Jane (Cole) Southworth, 91, died Thursday, March 16, 2017 at home. She was the beloved wife of George T. F. Southworth with whom she celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary on October 5, 2016.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Ellis and Mildred (Baxter) Cole, she had lived in Coventry since 1950. She worked as a teacher's aide at Coventry High School.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children: Donna J. Tillier of Coventry, Gary E. Southworth of Coventry and Glenn S. Southworth of Bradenton, FL; two brothers: Merrill A. Cole and David P. Cole both of Coventry; two sisters: Virginia Arling of Warwick and Judith D. Sawyer of Wells River, VT; eight grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She was the mother of the late George T.F. Southworth Jr. and sister of the late Priscilla Anderson, Donald O. and Norman E. Cole.

Funeral service Tuesday, March 21 at 10 AM at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick. Calling hours will be held Monday from 4-7 PM. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to VNA Care New England, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886.


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Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory
659 East Greenwich Avenue
West Warwick, RI US 02893
Monday, March 20, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory
659 East Greenwich Avenue
West Warwick, RI US 02893
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
10:00 AM
Rhode Island Veteran's Cemetery
301 South County Trail
Exeter, RI US 02822-9712
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
11:30 AM


VNA of Care New England
51 Health Lane
Warwick, RI US 02886
Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory
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