Betty E. McCarley


Betty E. (Brown) McCarley, age 71, of Greenfield, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born on April 19, 1946 in Indianapolis as the daughter of James and Dorothy (Shaner) Brown. She graduated from Decatur Central High School. Betty married Michael P. McCarley on July 5, 1986 in Brownsburg.

Betty is survived by her husband, Michael McCarley of Greenfield; children, Michele Hornaday of Noblesville, Kristi (John) Alexander of Bloomington, and Steve (Marti) McCarley of Greenfield; brother, James Brown of Arizona; sister, Jackie Wright of Fortville; and 7 grandchildren, Robert Hornaday, Briar Woods, Emily Freeman, Amber Freeman, Keaton McCarley, Paige McCarley, and Avery McCarley. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Dorothy Brown.

Private services will be held at a later date. Entombment will take place at Concordia Cemetery in Indianapolis.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation, Attn: Hospice, 801 N. State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140. Friends may share a memory or a condolence at

Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.

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