Betty Jean Jenkins

Betty Jean Jenkins, 83 of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Boston, KY, served in the U.S. Army and was a member of E'town Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emma R. Coleman and Joseph M. Coyle, Sr.; a brother, Joseph M. Coyle, Jr. and three sisters, Patricia Murphy, Sandra Kennedy, and Goldie Mae Coyle. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John William; one son, Joseph William Jenkins, Sr. of Elizabethtown; one daughter, Sandra Jean (Paul Wayne) Hinton of Elizabethtown; two sisters, Janet Crume of Louisville and Joyce (Jim) Plantz of Elizabethtown; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. The funeral will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Dr. Glenn Chasteen officiating. Burial will follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-6 p.m. and continue after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to E'town Baptist Church Building Fund or donor's favorite charity. Condolences may be expressed online at


Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Monday, July 16, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Monday, July 16, 2018 starting at 10:30 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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