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Betty Lou Bacchus

September 15, 1934 - December 15, 2019


Betty L. Bacchus, age 85 of Flint, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the Durand Senior Care and Rehab Center. Private family services will be held with final rest in Flint Memorial Park. Betty's family is being served by Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel.

Betty was born on September 15, 1934 in Bell City, Missouri to the late Woodrow Wilson and Lillian A. (Davis) Proffer. Prior to her retirement, Betty had worked over 30 years for General Motors at the Fisher Body Plant in Flint. She enjoyed being outdoors and gardening and loved spending time with her family.

Betty is survived by 4 children: Bill Bacchus of Washington, Diana (John) Thomas of Vassar, Denise Bacchus of Durand, Kenneth Bacchus of Flint; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; sister, Barb Whitworth-Proffer; brother, J.C. Proffer and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 sisters; 1 brother; granddaughter, Ashley Bacchus and great grandson, Lincoln Peck.

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