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Betty B. Bratcher

Betty B. Bratcher Betty B. Bratcher

Betty B. Bratcher, 81, Elizabeth, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Silvercrest Health Campus in New Albany.
Born Aug. 19, 1933, in Glasgow, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Lydia Mae Owens Houchens.
She retired from Elizabeth Water Co., was owner and operator of Bratcher’s Gift and Flowers and was a member of First Baptist Church in Elizabeth and the South Harrison Community Development Center.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sonny M. Bratcher.
Survivors include two sons, David and James Michael Bratcher, both of Elizabeth; a daughter, Donna Ruth Smith of Gray, Ga.; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Memorial service: Saturday, March 21, at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Elizabeth. She had donated her body to the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Officiant: The Rev. Jeff Ball.
Arrangements: Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.