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Betty Tilghman Biggerstaff, 84, wife of John Whitney Biggerstaff, died Sunday, July 28, 2019, after a long illness. Born on Dec. 28, 1934, in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Duvall Tilghman. She was a nurse for the medical practice of Dr. Ben Roach and Dr. Jack Fisher in Midway for 35 years, until she retired in 2004. She was an active member of Pinckard Baptist Church and a former member of Versailles Baptist Church. In addition to her husband of 39 years, she is survived by two daughters, Cathy Hanley, Union; and Tamara (Robert) Shumate, Versailles; two grandchildren, Christy (Aaron) Shirliff and Wayne (Heather) Hanley. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jim Wehrle, and a granddaughter, Heather Hanley. A private graveside service for family will take place at Midway Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to Pinckard Baptist Church, Hospice of the Bluegrass in Frankfort, or a charitable organization of choice.

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