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Betty Jean Gainous

Tullahoma - On January 17, 2018 Mrs. Betty Jean Gainous, age 84, of Tullahoma, TN passed away.
Betty retired from BellSouth Phone Company after 32 years of service. While employed with BellSouth she was involved with the Telephone Pioneers. She also volunteered with the Meal on Wheels program for many years. Betty was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Tullahoma
Betty is preceded in death by her parents, Emmit and Grace Jackson; and husband, Doug Gainous. She is survived by her daughter, Sheri Cunningham and son-in-law Randy. Partner and special friend Vince Martin

Funeral services for Betty will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 19, 2018, at Tullahoma Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:00pm until the time of service.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve The Gainous Family and asks that you sign the guest book at


Starts: 1/19/18 at 12:00pm
Ends: 1/19/18 at 2:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home Inc
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Starts: 1/19/18 at 2:00pm
Ends: 1/19/18
Tullahoma Funeral Home Inc
Tullahoma, TN 37388


Ann A. Powell says:

Deepest sympathy to the family. Betty was a co-worker of mine with telephone company. Ann A. Powell

Leslie and Cory Wurst says:

Cory and I share your sorrow with this sudden and unexpected loss. Betty has been a great neighbor for 40 years. We have so many good memories and that's what will get us all through this sad time. Our sympathy and love to Sheri, Randy, and Vinnie

Gale Dunn says:

Betty was my sweet neighbor. I only knew her for the past six years, but she holds a special place in my heart. I am so sorry for your loss Sherry. She will be sorely missed.

Patty Wilkerson says:

Prayers for Sheri and Randy during their time of loss. I always loved seeing "Prissy Pants" come in to visit when I worked with Sheri. She was a hoot.

Joe and Marlene Parker. says:

Betty has been our Lake Hills neighbor for over fifty years. She was engaging and loved our friendly conversations about every topic. Our prayers are with Sheri and Randy.

Larry Oakes says:

Only fond memories of a sweet lady. I am so sorry for your loss Sheri & Randy.

Carlene Teal says:

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss Sheri. I worked with Betty at the Tullahoma Business Office when you was a young teenage girl. She talked about you and Doug all the time. She was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. May God be with you and your family and comfort you in your loss.

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