Betty B. (Burk) Abbott


Betty B. Abbott, 79, of Taberg, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare. Born in Rome on October 21, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Alberta (Hartson) Burk and step-father, Seymour Fox. She was a graduate of Camden High School and in 1965 she was united in marriage to Joseph P. Abbott. He passed away December 14, 2003.

Betty was a dispatcher for Rome Express for over 50 years. She was a member of the Lee Center United Methodist Church.

She is survived a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Karen Abbott; by a daughter, Kelly Abbott; two sisters, Cindy Conley (Tim) and Roberta Bashta; two brothers, Alan “Jeff” Fox and David Burk (Pam); two beloved grandchildren, Scott Abbott, Jr. and Teisha Centro (Eric); four cherished great-grandchildren, Eric, Lucas and Cole Centro and Keegan Abbott; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, on Wednesday, August 3, from 4-6 p.m. with a service to immediately follow at 6 p.m. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery on Thursday, August 4, at 12:30 p.m.

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