Betty I. McGrady

Nov. 30, 1923 - Jan. 20, 2006

Betty I. (Wood) McGrady, 82, of Anderson, passed away Jan. 20, 2006, at St. John’s Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born Nov. 30, 1923, in Anderson, the daughter of Wallace L. and Pearl T. (Leakey) McCormack. She was an Anderson High School graduate in the class of 1941 and lived here all her life. Betty retired in 1986 from Payless Supermarket after 21 years of service. She was a member of Bethany Christian Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Connie (Wood) Minton and husband Ron of Anderson; two grandchildren, Tammy and husband Rick Bowling of Anderson, Ronnie Gray of Anderson; two great-grandchildren, Brittany Morrison, Kyle Gray; two brothers, Wallace “Buck” McCormack, Jr. and wife Vera of Anderson, Jack McCormack of Indianapolis; father of her grandchildren, Paul R. Gray and his mother, Margaret Gray both of Anderson. Also surviving are many special friends and family.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Hudson.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home with Robert Bell officiating. Burial will be in East Maplewood Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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