OBITUARY: Bettye Jeanne Canavit

Bettye Jeanne Canavit

Bettye Jeanne Canavit, age 66, of White House passed away Saturday, August 21, 2021 at NHC in Hendersonville.

She was born April 15, 1955 in Cuba, IL to William & Mary Toland Aten.

She worked various jobs over the years but spent every summer working as a grain tester for FS Grain Co She considered herself an “old hippee” and she really had an ear for music, listening to a song once and knowing if it would become a hit.

She is preceded in death by her father, William Aten; step-father and mother, Kenneth and Mary Bishop; daughter, Sylvia Michelle “Shelly”; brother, Jimmy; sister, Jan.

She is survived by her son, Kenneth Michael “Buddy” Friday; daughter, Bobbie Jo Friday, both of White House, TN; brothers, Tom Rutledge, Adair, IL and Bill (Connie) Aten, Bushnell, IL; sister, Marie (Gary) McCombs, Iowa; 5 grandchildren, Cody, Brady, Emily, Ellie, and Evie; 2 great-grandchildren, Palmer and Shepherd.

There are no services or visitation scheduled.

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