Betty McMillan


Betty K. McMillan, 94, of Columbus, died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at Four Seasons Health Care Center.

Mrs. McMillan was born in Seymour, Indiana, Sept. 5, 1921, the daughter of Virgil and Elnora Toppe Kysar. She married Robert H. McMillan Jan. 26, 1946, in Seymour; he preceded her in death June 20, 1992.

Betty was a member of First Christian Church, Tri Kappa Sorority, PEO Sisterhood, Research Club, Antique Club, Lets Grow Garden Club and Bartholomew County Purdue Alumni Club. She was an active supporter of the Purdue Alumni Scholarship Program. She was a former member of Harrison Lake Country Club. Her generous spirit and love of people inspired her to bake and cook for her friends.

She is survived by children, Ann (Michael) Kin of Indianapolis, Jane (Brian) Hawks of Indianapolis, Linda (Donald) Schmidt of Columbus and Rob (Nancy) McMillan of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Adam Hawks of Indianapolis, Jacqueline Hawks (Ben) Craig of Dallas, Texas, Griffin Schmidt of Los Angeles, California, Collin Schmidt of Columbus, Jennifer Kin (Matthew) Bolton and Stephanie Kin (Chad) Voris both of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Four Seasons Chapel with Chaplin Phyllis Hawkins officiating. Calling will be from 10 a.m. to service time. Entombment will follow the service at Garland Brook Mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Please make memorials to the American Cancer Society or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.