Betty Louise Curry Litsey McMakin, 81, of Bardstown, departed this life Sunday morning June 7, 2020 at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She was born September 26, 1938 in Hart County, a homemaker, married Joseph Lee Litsey in 1957 and lived in Bardstown, where they started a family of five children. She loved bingo and playing the lottery, was a big Kentucky Wildcat Fan, a Christian and was loved and will be missed by many.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Mary Florida Curry; first husband, Joseph Lee Litsey; second husband, Roy McMakin; son, Joseph Lee “Jody” Litsey Jr.; sister, Eleanora Jane Curry Jacobs; and five brothers, Herbert Curry Jr., George Richard Curry, William Clyde Curry, Robert Curry, and Milford Curry.
She is survived by her son, Timothy Wayne Litsey; three daughters, Dianna Litsey, Shelia Litsey, and Betty Jo Hughes all of Bardstown; two step-children, Christopher McMakin of Clarksville, TN, and Tina McMakin of Frankfort; twin brother, Randolph Lee (Evonne) Curry; two sisters, Eva Pearl Curry Deurod, and Sue Frances Curry Figgs all of Louisville; and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, cousins, relatives and friends.
Her funeral service will be Noon Saturday June 13, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Bardstown Cemetery. Rev. David Walker will officiate. Visitation will be 10 am – Noon Saturday June 13 at Barlow Funeral Home.
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