Betty J. Poe


Betty J. Poe, 98, of Cambridge City and formerly of Shelbyville, passed away on Sunday January 22, 2023 at Ambassador Healthcare in Centerville, Indiana.  She was born on August 6, 1924 in Shelbyville to Albert and Neva (Henry) Fehrman.  Betty graduated in 1942 from Fairland High School.  She married Floyd Poe on April 25, 1943.  They were members of 1st Baptist Church of Shelbyville and then attended 1st Baptist of Cambridge City and Hillcrest Baptist of Richmond.  Betty was employed for over 30 years at General Electric in Shelbyville.  She and Floyd enjoyed traveling, camping, attending racing and IU Basketball.

She is survived by her daughter, Lynette (Steve) Waltz; grandchildren, Brandon (Crystal) Waltz and Kim (Dean) Bryant; 9 great grandchildren and a great great grandson.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Floyd Poe on October 19, 2001; granddaughter, Stephanie Waltz and great grandson, Reece Able.

Friends may call from 10:00 AM until the start of the funeral service at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City.  Pastor Mal Gibson will be officiating.  Burial will follow the funeral in Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville, Indiana.

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