Betty Laverne Henson Hamner “Memaw” was born January 21, 1937, and ran to Jesus on June 12, 2022.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Bell Avenue Church of Christ. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Betty was born to Bill and Eathel Shields Henson. She graduated from Childress High School and afterwards, she worked at Harp Drug Store.
She met and dated L G Hamner while he was on leave from the Navy. His blue eyes stole her heart. After a short time, they married on November 8, 1957. They moved to Amarillo where she worked at Plains Machinery. On August 14, 1958, yes, 9 months later, Randy Lee was born. Later came Charlotte and then precious Debra.
L G and Betty enjoyed 58 years of faithful happiness. They both loved their children and grandchildren.
Betty was greeted by her parents Bill and Eathel along with siblings-Myrtle Lonnie, Horace, Barbara and Brenda. Also, many other loved ones.
She nurtured and loved the ones she left behind. Her children and their spouses-Randy Hamner, who cared for her after Dad passed. Charlotte Longoria and husband Gil, Debra Yarber and husband Kavan. Her grandchildren were a blessing, Tallie, Cressie, Brad, Tresa, Randi, Dalinda, Shelbie, Heather, Abby, Seth and Tylah. She adored her numerous great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren who made 5 generations.
Any time you spoke with Betty she mentioned family and friends. She enjoyed everyone who called her @ 9:00 each night to complete her day.
Thanks to Northwest Texas hospital SICU team for caring for her.
Family will receive family and friends from 6-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to High Plains Children’s Home, 11461 S Western, Amarillo, TX 79118.