Betty Jean ‘Shuggy’ Tibbett, 57, of South Hutchinson, died June 22, 2018, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. She was born October 31, 1960, in Coffeyville, the daughter of Thomas and Joan (Allen) Shamblin. Shuggy worked for many years in the cafeteria at Hutchinson High School. Her grandchildren were her life and the nickname Shuggy came from her first grandchild, Bryce, because of all the “sugar” she gave.
On February 9, 1980, she married Randy Lee Tibbett in Hutchinson. They shared 38 years of marriage.
Other survivors include: son, Justin and companion Tiffany of South Hutchinson; grandchildren, Bryce, Kaylen, Abby, and Brayden Tibbett, all of Hutchinson; sisters, Sherry Shamblin of Wichita, Michelle Hale (Rodney) of Haysville; brothers, Tom Shamblin (Vivan), Paul Shamblin, Anthony Shamblin, all of Wichita; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Elliott Chapel . Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Elliott Mortuary. Memorials are suggested to Hospice and HomeCare of Reno County, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.