Betty Ann Morreau, of Paducah KY passed away at age 83 onJanuary 1, 2014, at Tennova Hospice Residential facility in Knoxville TN. Betty was an active member of Broadway United Methodist Church in Paducah for 45 years. She worked for several years at The Cardinal Shop women's clothing store in Paducah.
Surviving is her husband of 59 years, James Earl Morreau. Jim also now lives in Knoxville TN at Sherrill Hills. Betty was the loving mother of four children. Herchildren and their spouses are James E Morreau, Jr. and his wife Jane C. Morreau of Louisville KY, Tommy Morreau and his wife Cyndi Morreau of Paducah KY, Kathy Boling and her husband Wayne Boling of Knoxville TN, and Susan Morreau of Louisville KY. Betty was also a loving grandmother to nine grandchildren. Jacqueline Dennis (Matt), Greg Morreau, Chad Morreau (Callie) Ryan Morreau (Sarah), Whitney Morreau, Sarah Elliott (Mark), Emily Dyer (Daniel) Allyson Boling, and Madison Morreau. Betty and Jim have five great grand children as well. Karlee Elliott, Kade Elliott, Annileese Morreau, Owen Morreau and Ellen Dyer.
Preceding in death were Betty's parents, H.B. "Punk" Willoughby and Katherine Willoughby,and one brother, Bill Willoughby - all of Richmond KY.
Services will be held Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Chad Morreau officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Kenton Cemetery . Friends may call on Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to one of the following two organizations: Betty's grand-daughter Whitney has initiated a Christian based program supporting community schools in Zambia, Africa. Donations may be made on line atwww.impactoneinitiative.org .
Donations may also be made to the Alzheimer's organization at act.alz.org/goto/bettymorreau .
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.milnerandorr.com