Betty Ruth Sauls, 74, of Interlachen, passed from this life on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka. She was born in Baxley, Georgia, to Alfred and Laura Mae Beecher. Betty was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to traveling, Betty also enjoyed flowers, gardening and crafts in her leisure time.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Robin Beecher, a son, DeWayne Beecher, grandson, Mickey Rake, brothers, W.L., Kessler, Hubert and Cappy Beecher and a sister, Wanda Welton.
Betty is survived by 2 sons, Jimmy Rake (Nicole) and Harold Rake, 2 daughters, Sheila Rake and Laura Beecher, 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, a sister, Linda Thompson (Don), numerous nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, Bobbie Beecher and Betty Beecher Collins and special friends, Kenneth and Connie Hodges.
Services will be at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Jeremy Meetze officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill West Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2:00 P.M. until the time of services at 3:00 P.M.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Betty’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.