OBITUARY: Betty Lou Rickles


Betty Lou Rickles of Gallatin, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2022, she was 84 years old. There will be no public service.

Mrs. Rickles was born December 29, 1937 in Hannibal, MO to the late John Lester Dill and Ethel Elizabeth Bowles Dill.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Harlen Leroy Rickles; and brother, Ron Dill.

She is survived by daughter, Dusty Fischer of Gallatin, son, Kevin Rickles of Gallatin; sister, Erma Dent (Chuck) of Washington; grandchildren, Christopher Mowrey, Jennifer Mowrey, and Jammie Rickles; great-grandchildren, Christian Mowrey, Sebastian Mowrey, Dalton Mowrey, Josh Mowrey, Matthew Mowrey, Maddie Hyden, Elizabeth Hyden, and Phyllis Mowrey; and great-great-grandchild, Leanna Mowrey.

Mrs. Rickles worked for Zenith, GE, and Hughs Aircraft making electronics. She was the High School Prom Queen and loved playing basketball, softball, laughing, cooking, and spending time with her family.

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