Betty Rose McCarty, 89

Betty Rose McCarty, 89, of Francesville, IN passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville.  She was born on October 15, 1930 in Salyersville, KY to the late Adam and Ada [Arnett] Banks.  On March 19, 1946, Betty married Lacy McCarty in Salyersville.  He passed away on May 4, 2004.  She was a homemaker and worked as a cook in the cafeteria at West Central High School for over 15 years. 


Betty was a member of the Francesville First Christian Church.  She loved the Lord and enjoyed the fellowship of her church family.  Betty loved our country and was a very patriotic woman. 


Betty enjoyed gardening and canning as well as fixing large meals for her family.  She loved her family very much, especially attending her grandchildren’s activities and spending time with all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Betty will be deeply missed by her family and all who knew and loved her.


She is survived by:

Lacy (Laura) McCarty, Jr., Francesville, IN Son

Roger (Nancy) McCarty, New Palestine, IN Son

Lonnie McCarty, West Lafayette, IN Son

Ryan (Tracy) McCarty, Grandson

Jamie (Jeremy) Glasford, Granddaughter

David (Karen) McCarty, Grandson

Christopher (Chasity) McCarty, Grandson

Clint McCarty, Grandson

Matthew McCarty, Grandson

Michael McCarty, Grandson

Jessica (David) Shockey, Granddaughter

9 Great Grandchildren

Wava Davis, Francesville, IN Sister

Eva Howard, Salyersville, KY Sister

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Adam and Ada [Arnett] Banks, Parents

Lacy McCarty, Sr., Husband

Judith Howard, Sister

Golda “Goldie” Bailey, Sister

Dona C. Banks, Brother

Prentis Banks, Sr., Brother


Visitation will be from 12 Noon – 2 PM EDT Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN.


Funeral Services will take place at 2 PM EDT Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN with Ryan McCarty and Jeremy Glasford officiating.


Burial will take place at Independence Cemetery in Medaryville, IN.


Memorial Contributions may be made the Francesville First Christian Church Scholarship Fund.


Online Tributes may be offered at


Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN.


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