Betty J. McAnulty, 90, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021. She was born in Morehouse, MO on August 19, 1931 to the late Thomas G. Neal and Rosetta C. (Wilson) Neal. She was of the Assembly of God faith.
She married Carroll Wayne McAnulty on November 21, 1948 in Poplar Bluff. From this union, three children were born. She served many years as a pastor’s wife and led the Women’s Ministry. She was very talented in piano, organ and maker of quilts, an avid reader of fiction and loved her family dearly.
Betty is survived by two sons, Jerry N. McAnulty of White House, TN and Kevin D. McAnulty of Poplar Bluff; one daughter, J. Carol Gray of Poplar Bluff and nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; four brothers, Thomas Harold Neal, Clarence Neal, Kenneth Neal, D. L. Neal and two sisters, Dorothy McAnulty and Elsie Kirkman.
A memorial service will be held Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Heartland Christian Family Church of Poplar Bluff. Rev. Kevin McAnulty will be officiating. Social distancing and masks are recommended.