OBITUARY: Betty Ann Pulley


Betty Ann Pulley, age 79, passed away on January 5, 2024, in Gallatin, TN.

She was born on December 1, 1944, to parents Lloyd and Eulalah O’Neal, in Bethpage, TN.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents Lloyd and Eulalah O’Neal, as well as her loving husband of 10 years Bobby Perdue Sr.

She is survived by her son Bobby (Sarah) Perdue Jr., granddaughter Lauren Perdue, grandson Connor Perdue, and her two great-grandchildren Lily and Sawyer. Betty also leaves behind her sister Janice (Steve) Mitchell, niece Tina (Jeff) Reinsch, and her second husband Tom Pulley, as well as many other relatives and friends.

Betty was a woman of many admirable qualities. Her loving and caring nature was evident to all who crossed her path. Her generosity and thoughtfulness knew no bounds. Family was undoubtedly at the center of Betty’s world. She found immeasurable joy in nurturing and supporting her loved ones. As a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she showered her family with boundless love and affection. Betty’s nurturing nature created a safe haven for her family.

In her leisure time, she had a deep passion for reading mysteries, spending countless hours engrossed in thrilling novels that took her away to different worlds. Betty also found solace in watching Lifetime movies and TV game shows. With each heartwarming story or trivia question answered correctly, she found moments of excitement and relaxation intertwined. She adored playing board games with her grandchildren. The laughter that echoed through the house during those game nights brought happiness into her life.

Another favorite pastime of Betty Ann was solving Sudoku puzzles. With a pencil in hand, she would eagerly tackle each puzzle, finding satisfaction in the moments of clarity and success as she completed them one by one.

Betty Ann Pulley leaves behind a legacy of love, compassion, and cherished memories. Her gentle spirit and unwavering kindness will forever serve as a guiding light for all who were privileged enough to know her. Though she may no longer be physically present, her memory will live on in the hearts and minds of her family and friends.


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