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Betty Kelly Harelson

September 5, 1933 — March 7, 2023

Baton Rouge

Betty Lou Kelly Harelson, aged 89, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2023.  She was predeceased by her husband, Harrington N. Harelson, her parents, Dawson and Annie Mae Kelly, and her siblings Claude Kelly, Sarah Averett, and Danny Kelly.   She is survived by her six children, Bill Tompley, Joe Tompley, Randy Tompley, Byrd Harelson, Kelly Harelson, and Betty Cottom, and by her siblings Shirley Scivicque, A. J. Kelly, Dawson Kelly, Joyce Cooper, and Glenn Kelly.  She is also survived by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many friends. 

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809.

Funeral Services will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home on Saturday, March 18th at 11:00 AM, with visitation beforehand from 9:00 --11:00 AM.

“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.  In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you.  I go to prepare a place for you.  And if I go to prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.”          John 14:1-3

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 18, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 18, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Graveside Service

Saturday, March 18, 2023

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Harelson Cemetery

Baton Rouge, LA 70817

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