Betty Lou Cruz

September 6, 1944 ~ January 25, 2022 (age 77)


Betty Lou Growbarger, Cruz (Adkins), Born September 6th 1944 Passed January 25th 2022. Daughter of Jesse Adkins and Thursey Bailey both deceased. Mother of five children Sammy, Sandra, Sharon, Steven and Scott. 

She leaves behind her beloved sister Linda Jones and her 2 sons Sam and Scott and her Daughter Sharon previously buried Sandra and Steve. 6 grandchildren Simone, Wayne and Jason, Steven, Joseph and Shane and 10 great grandchildren Jordan, Daniel, Alan, Shyann, Anthony, Xavier, Joseph, Jasmine, Isaiah and Arianna. Nieces and Nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and many great friends. A devoted faithful Jehovah Witness all the way to the end. Her memorial service will be held at Lain-Sullivan funeral home on Saturday February 5th 2022 from 10am to 4pm. Virtual option available @ 

Zoom congregations meeting at 2pm

Betty Cruz Funeral Discourse 

Saturday, Feb 5th @ 2pm

Meeting ID: 848 6497 9315

Password: 006216

NOTE: A live stream of services is available at the following link:

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Memorial Service
February 5, 2022

10:00 AM
Lain-Sullivan Funeral Directors
50 Westwood Dr.
Park Forest, IL 60466-1419

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