Betty Jane Lennex, 77, of Portsmouth, died Sunday October 18, 2020 at SOMC Hospice. She was born June 28, 1943 in Franklin Furnace to the late Rev. Edward and Garnet Louise (Scott) Vest.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lennex Sr., a son, Paul Lennex Jr., a grandson, Charles Lennex Jr., her siblings, Thomas Scott and Larry Vest, and a sister, Mary Burks.
Betty is survived by her three sons; Charles Lennex of Minford, Timothy Lennex of Portsmouth, and Ronald Lennex of Lucasville, two daughters, Garnet Adams of Portsmouth and Linda Woods of Melbourne, FL, a brother, Edward Vest Jr. of Wintersville, two sisters, Marie Eldridge of Wurtland, KY and Thelma Cox of Circleville. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 12:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Melcher Hammer Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Major Dan Simco officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace.
A visitation for friends and family will be on Wednesday, from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service at noon.
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