Georgia Jean Rowley Bettridge, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Cedar City, Utah at the age of 75. She was born January 17, 1943 in Panguitch, Utah to George and Dorothy Rowley. Georgia grew up in Parowan, Utah and graduated from Parowan High School in 1961 where she was an excellent student and loved the traditions of Parowan High School. She married her high school sweetheart Kenneth Elmer Bettridge “KB” in the St. George LDS Temple on June 23, 1962. \nFollowing graduation from Parowan High, Georgia attended Utah State University, but she missed KB and returned home to become his bride. Georgia and Ken established Ken Bettridge Distributing in 1976. Ken built the business while Georgia focused on the family. Georgia excelled as a homemaker. She was an excellent seamstress and an exceptional cook. She was devoted to her husband and her children and supported them in everything they did. She continued that support to her grandchildren, attending concerts, ballgames, and school programs.\nGeorgia was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where she served in many capacities. She often served as an organist beginning when she was just in high school. She also served in many leadership positions including Relief Society President, Primary President, and Young Women’s President. Her favorite calling was doing music in Primary. KB and Georgia served in “the only perfect mission,” the Oregon Portland mission, from July of 2011 to July of 2012. Georgia was the secretary to the mission president. She truly blossomed in the mission field. Her organizational skills really shined.\nGeorgia’s family was her life. She loved them above anything else. She was always very close with her siblings. She faced life’s challenges with the help of her family. Georgia was the heart of her family. She made sure that strong family traditions were developed that will continue for many generations. She is known in the entire neighborhood for her hot cocoa and toast.\nGeorgia is survived by her children, Stacey (Jill) Bettridge, Becky (Lyle) Stucker, Rand (Cami) Bettridge, and Angie (Kyle) Lambeth, her 15 Grandchildren, and 4 Great Grandchildren, as well as her siblings, Gay Shakespear, Kathy (Ray) Leydsman, Wayne Rowley, and Reed (Belinda) Rowley. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ken Bettridge, parents, George and Dorothy Rowley, brother-in-law, Tom Shakespear, and sister-in-law, Nancy Rowley.\nA viewing will be held on Thursday, January 17 at Southern Utah Mortuary (190 North 300 West) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A second viewing will be held on Friday, January 18 at the Cedar West Stake Center (725 South 1100 West) from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. \nInterment will be in the Parowan City Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.