Betty J. Austin – December 1, 2012

Betty J. Austin, 79, of Dumas died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox. Burial will be in Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Dumas.

Betty was born April 28, 1933, in Clayton, N.M., to Albert Earl and Marian Cropp. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

Betty enjoyed working as a food server for Dumas schools. She enjoyed dancing and cooking for her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Austin.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Gene Austin and Lonny Ray Austin, both of Dumas; a brother, William Cropp of San Diego, Calif.; five grandchildren, Joshua R. Austin and Shylee N. Austin, both of Amarillo, Michael L. Austin of St. Joe, Missouri, Angela L. Solano of Dumas and Matthew L. Austin of Los Angeles; and ten great-grandchildren.

6 Responses to “Betty J. Austin – December 1, 2012”

  1. Kenneth,Carol,& Marcie Nelson says:

    Larry & Lonny,
    We want to send our deepest sympathy. We enjoyed visiting Betty at the Eagles lodge when we were all at the dance. Betty was a very kind and gentle person.She will be missed.

  2. Roy & Lee Ann Hokanson says:

    We will continue to pray for peace and comfort for your entire family. She loved her family with all her being.

  3. Richard & Susie Perry says:

    our sincere sympathy goes out to all the Family and Friends..

  4. Benny & Brenda Reece says:

    Betty was such a sweet person & I enjoyed working with her at the Jr. high. She will be missed by all that knew her.I hope you all find comfort in knowing She is at peace now .
    love Benny & Brenda Reece

  5. Lisa Davis Owens says:

    Sending prayers and heart felt comforting thoughts. Betty was a wonderful lady, loved by many.

  6. Stacey Christie Brady says:

    Betty holds a special place in many of my childhood memories. She was a wonderful neighbor, and always willing to entertain and show kindness to the little girl next door. Bless you in this difficult time.

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