Betty  Breeding


Betty Raye (Meade) Breeding, wife of Lester Breeding, born June 22, 1933, departed this life to enter into eternity to be with God on June 20, 2019. She and Lester who met in high school, were married 65 years.
Betty was the mother of one son, Bradford Lester Breeding, mother-in-law of Martha K. (Bruner) Breeding, grandmother of Bradford Lester Breeding II and Eleanor Madden Pearl Breeding.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam T. and Vada (Gibson) Meade; three brothers, Rex Measde, 2002, Raymond Measde, 1982, Edgar A. Measde, 2008, and her only sister, Genevieve Stidham, 2008.
Betty received her BA Degree from the University of Kentucky in 1953, her MA Degree in Education from Morehead State College in 1957, and her Education Specialist Degree in Reading from Wayne State University in 1986. She taught school in Lincoln Park, Michigan from 1957 to 1988. She and her husband moved to Lexington in 1988, a few months after retirement. In 2006, they moved to London, Kentucky.
Betty joined Calvary Baptist Church in 1952 and was baptized by the Rev. Purdy. After returning to live in Lexington, she rejoined Calvary Baptist Church. She became a member of the First Baptist Church of London after moving to London.
She was a lifetime member of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association; and active member of the Morehead State University Alumni Association; a lifetime member of the NEA and the MEA; a Kentucky Colonel; a member of the Harold Mauney Sunday School Class and Keenager at First Baptist.
Viewing was at the London Funeral Home Sunday, June 23.
Service was Monday, June 24 at London Funeral Home. Interment followed at the Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.
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Published on June 25, 2019
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Amanda Napier
Jun 26, 2019
Sorry for your loss. I had a brief encounter with Mrs. Breeding a few months ago and will always remember how she spoke of her grandchildren so lovingly!