Betty Jean McCollum-Spear, 80, of Goshen, formerly of Crawfordsville, passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 at Goshen Hospital. She was born January 16, 1942 in Carroll County to Jim and Oma (Stephens) Spear.
Betty was a graduate of Flora High School. She worked several jobs through her years, including Hysters, Fleetwood Travel Trailer, and Wabash National. She was a loving woman that never met a stranger, and was an example of forgiveness and sweetness. She enjoyed going line dancing and square dancing, working in her gardens, bird watching, fishing, mushroom hunting, and being outdoors. But above all she loved her family and enjoyed sharing time and making memories with them.
Betty is survived by her children, Kathleen Lewis, James Randle, Robert Jensen, Phyllis (Dwayne) Norman, and Richard (Melissa) Jensen; siblings, Virginia Niece, James (Connie) Spear, and Marilyn Wagoner; several nieces and nephews; 21 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Cheryl Randle; and three sisters.
Visitation will be held Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 11am until the time of the service at 2pm at Genda Funeral Home- Reinke Chapel, Flora. Burial will follow at Zion Citizen’s Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.gendafuneralhome.com
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