Betty Jean Arbuckle, 71, Peru, passed away at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo. Born July 13, 1946, in Kokomo, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Arbuckle and Lela (Barnett) Arbuckle. She was employed with Delco Electronics for 10 years, then with Collins Moving. She loved to fish and loved children, also spending time with her family.
Survivors include her friend, ex-husband, and the father of her children, Donald Mullins, Peru; two sons, Brian (Janette) Mullins, Tipton, Shane Mullins, Kokomo; one daughter, Ronda (Cory) Lodge, Peru; five brothers, Jim (Lorraine) Arbuckle, Goshen, Ronnie (Cindi) Arbuckle, York, Pennsylvania, Kenneth (Patricia) Arbuckle, Fort Wayne, Danny (Cleada) Arbuckle, Valparaiso, and Bill (Pam) Arbuckle, Kokomo; two sisters, Penny Peters, Kokomo, and Tara (Ron) Jones-Sallee, Kokomo. There are also eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Donald Mullins Jr.; her parents; four brothers, Larry Arbuckle, John Arbuckle, Jerry Arbuckle, and Keith Arbuckle; a sister, Beverly Haines; and a twin sister, Barbara Arbuckle.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., Kokomo. Chaplain Richard Olson will officiate. Burial will follow in Barnett Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
You may read Betty's obituary at www.ellersmortuarywebster.com, where you may sign the guestbook, order flowers, or share a personal message to the family.
Published on July 17, 2017