Evansville, IN – Bettye J. Newbold, 95, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her children on Monday, February 28, 2022. Bettye was born on November 3, 1926 to Earl and Essie Norton.
During WWII, she worked for the Army Engineers in Chicago, Illinois. She loved her home and cooking for everyone. She was a great seamstress and was always making clothes for others. She also loved animals, always feeding all of God’s creatures.
Preceding her in death was her loving husband of 67 years, Robert F. Newbold; sisters, Naomi Beard, Edith Harrison, Mildred Claridge and Marjorie Davis; her brothers, Jack Norton and James Norton.
Bettye is survived by her daughter, Susan VanBibber (Paul); her son, Robert B. Newbold; a granddaughter, Melitta Nelson (Zach); 2 great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
Per Bettye’s wishes, there will be no services.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.