Betty Jane Kellams

Betty Jane Kellams
Betty Jane Kellams


Betty Jane Kellams, 63 of Edinburgh, Indiana passed away March 12, 2019 at her residence. She was born February 3, 1956 in Columbus, Indiana. She was the daughter of George Dewey and Grace Katherine Marie (Wallace) Howard. She married Terry Wayne Kellams on April 12, 1992. He preceded her in death on September 3, 2012.

She is survived by her daughters, Kim (Darin) Poe of Edinburgh, Indiana and Anita (Shane) Hancock of Edinburgh, Indiana, step-daughters, Kylei (Nathan) Kellams -Poff of Greenwood, Indiana and Ashlei Kellams of Franklin, Indiana, grandchildren, David Earles, Callie Hancock, Chloe Hancock, Elijah Poff, and Braxton Poff, sisters, Joyce Britton of Columbus, Indiana, Tina Burton of Edinburgh, Indiana, and Penny Burton of St. Louis, Missouri, half-brother, Ernie Wise, Jr. of Columbus, Indiana, and half-sister, Judy Hewitt of Brownstown, Indiana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sisters, Mary Kay Howard and Jeanette Whitlock.

Betty was a member of Edinburgh American Legion, Aux. # 233. She had been a hairdresser at Beauty Villa and later opened her own shop in her home.

She enjoyed time with her family, especially her grandchildren, mushroom hunting, fishing, painting, writing poetry and short stories, and was an avid Colts fan.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 by Reverend Mark Myers at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh, Indiana. Calling will from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Johnson County or Bartholomew County Human Society.