Betty L. Bilbrey, 85 of Carmel, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017.

She was born Aug. 28, 1931, in Liberty, to the late Fred and Bertha Durham.

She graduated from IU School of Medicine with Honors from the dietary program. worked as a dietician at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville and Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla., retiring in 1990.

She was a member of First Christian Church, Noblesville. She was an avid bridge player.

Survivors include her children, Dawn McClanahan, and Bryan Bilbrey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Benny; son, Bradley; 7 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at Flanner and Buchanan-Carmel, where family and friends are invited to gather from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society for Hamilton County. Please visit