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Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
Friday October 6th, 2017
10:00am - 2:00pm

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Funeral Ceremony

Brosmer-Kemple Chapel
Friday October 6th, 2017

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Betty Jane Wilkinson

Betty Jane (Kerby) Wilkinson, 84 years young, of French Lick, Indiana passed peacefully surrounded by family on October 3rd, 2017 at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

She was born in Orange County, Indiana on July 19th, 1933 to Roy A. and Marie (Davisson) Kerby.

Betty married Donald Lee Wilkinson on December 26th, 1953 and he preceded her in death on August 19th, 2000.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and (1) Sister – Mary Lou Nicholson.

Betty was a member of the First Baptist Church in West Baden Springs, Indiana, lifetime member of Phi Beta Psi Sorority and a graduate of West Baden Springs High School Class of 1951.

Betty was a homemaker who lived her life in a way that made her incredibly important to so many people. She enjoyed spending her days with her children and grandchildren, eating Sunday lunch with her family, going on Saturday shopping trips to Jasper, and living every day to the fullest. She was a faithful lifetime member of the First Baptist Church, in West Baden Springs, who often spoke about walking to church as a little girl.

Betty is survived by:

(1) Son Steven Lee Wilkinson (Michelle) French Lick, Indiana

(1) Daughter Debra Lynn Carnes (John) West Baden Springs, Indiana

(1) Sister Marjorie Elkins West Baden Springs, Indiana

(4) Grandchildren Brandon Carnes (Meredith), Tara Allstott (Michael), Christopher and Logan Wilkinson.

(7) Great-Grandchildren Gracie, Noah, Simon, and Isaiah Allstott
Jade, Xavier, and Owen Carnes

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Bud Kielhorn and Pastor Jim Tritle, on Friday, October 6th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana.  Interment will follow in Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli, Indiana.

Friends may call Friday, October 6th, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of West Baden Springs, 8216 West State Road 56, West Baden Springs, Indiana 47469.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Betty Wilkinson, please visit our flower store.


Our deepest and sincere sympathy goes out to your family at the passing of your dear mother, grandmother and sister.  May your memories and the love you shared give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Vincennes University Alumni and Foundation Staff

Vincennes University Alumni and Foundation Staff Oct 6 2017 12:00 AM

Sympathy and prayers for the Wilkinson and Elkins Family!  She was always a very lovely lady!

Elvis and Pamela (Bayer) Nelson Oct 6 2017 12:00 AM

GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Marjorie Elkins.

for My Beloved Sister Betty...RIP...Marjorie Elkins and Family....

Jeffrey Elkins Oct 4 2017 12:00 AM