She was a member of Big Spring United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing the piano and organ and played for many years at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and Big Spring United Methodist Church.
She was a graduate of Bradley Central High School, where she was a drum majorette. She was a graduate of Edmondson Business School. She was a charter member of the NHS/American Business Women’s Association and won the Woman of the Year Award in 1990. She was an executive secretary with Magic Chef with 34 years of service assisting Skeet Rymer.
She was the daughter of the late Wilson Branam and Elsie Campbell Branam. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Inez Branam.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Calvin Harvey of Cleveland; one son, Don Alan Mullinax and wife, Jodi of Cleveland; three grandchildren: Tyler Andrew Mullinax, Corey Alan Mullinax and Rebecca D. Maples; and aunt, Marge Lee of Memphis.
Funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Lyle White officiating. A private family interment will be held.
Don Alan Mullinax, Tyler Mullinax, Corey Mullinax, Alvin Beck, Sonny Harvey and Lloyd Rogers will serve as pallbearers.
Her family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be made in memory of Betty to the Alzheimer’s Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 8, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Harvey family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.