Betty Jo Rayfield, 74, of Cleveland, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.
She was of the Presbyterian faith, and she loved God, her family and friends. She loved to cook and bake and work with her plants and flowers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, N.W. (Dub) Rayfield and Deyette Cross Rayfield; a daughter, Rhonda Rayfield-Paschke; one sister, Juanita Ruth Rayfield; and one brother, Paul Rayfield.
She is survived by her loving companion of 30 years, Ron Muschetto. She leaves behind two sons: Mike Paschke and wife, Donna, and Scott Kanavos and wife, Tracy; two daughters: Katerina Kanavos and Kim Kanavos Hawkins; eight grandchildren: James Paschke, Eric Paschke, Jessica Paschke, Ellen Kanavos, Erin Kanavos, Charlcie Norris, Jake Dale and Candace Hawkins; and one great-granddaughter, Sarah Grace Paschke.
She is also survived by four brothers: Howard Rayfield, Jimmy Rayfield and wife, Ruth, David Rayfield, and Donnie Rayfield and wife, Teresa; numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends; and her beloved dog, Oz.
Per her request, there will be no public visitation or service. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family would like to express appreciation to Hospice of Chattanooga and Ralph Buckner Funeral Home for all their care and compassion.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Rayfield family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.