Betty Jean Bogle Crecelius "Grandmommy" age 84 of Nashville, TN passed away due to complications of COVID-19 on January 3, 2021. She was preceded in death by Ronnie Crecelius, her parents Houston and Fonnie Bogle; sister Margie Parker; brothers Jack Foster, William Bogle, James Bogle, Junior Bogle, and Charles Bogle. She is survived by daughters Pam Holzmer (Joe) and Patti Wortel (Gary); grandchildren Erin Smith (Brad), Garrett Gibbons (Kathleen Cleveland), Elise Gibbons (Brett Elder), Gerrit Patrick Wortel, Mary Beth McLain (Richard), Jenny Reinmann (Sam), and Joseph Holzmer, Jr.; great-grandchildren Nolan Smith, James Smith, Riley McLain, Jane McLain, Clara Reinmann , Henry Reinmann; sister Linda Gail Redferin, brothers Frank Bogle (Kay), and Robert Bogle (Reba); sister in law Judy Crecelius Hagar(Ronnie) and a host of loving nieces and nephews.
Betty was affectionately known as Grandmommy or Ms. Betty. She was kind hearted, loving, and generous. She adored all of her grandchildren and was always there for every school and sporting event. She was a member of The Cathedral of The Incarnation, The Red Hat Society, and was President of the Villa Maria Manor Resident Council for many years. She worked at Walmart in the pharmacy until she retired at 82 years old. She worked for as many years as she could because she loved her Walmart family.
We are grateful for the loving care she received in the midst of this horrible pandemic. Special thanks to all those who cared for her at St. Thomas West, most especially Laura Holzmer Baldwin N.P, Dr. Mark Peters, Dr. Stacy Vallejo, Dr. Angelo Canonico, Dr. Evans, Dr. Greenhut, Fr. John Raphael, and Fr. Appreh Francis.
The funeral Mass will be held on January 16th at 10:00am at The Cathedral of the Incarnation, with Fr Dan Steiner presiding. Facial covering required and follow social distancing.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Diocese of Nashville Seminarian Fund, 2800 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214, or in honor of her giving spirit, perform a random act of kindness in Betty’s name.
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