|Birth: ||Feb. 5, 1933|
|Death: ||Dec. 9, 2012|
Betty, a 50 year resident of Barstow, went to be with our Lord December 9, 2012 at the age of 79, in her home, surrounded by family and friends. She was a Wife, Mother, Grand Mother, Great Grand Mother, Friend and Incredible Lady. She was born in Pulaski, TN. February 5 1933 to Garland and Frances Brintle, deceased. Betty has one sister, Mary Ellen Doggett and husband Don, and four brothers William Brintle and wife Carol, Joseph Brintle and wife Sherry, Jim Brintle and wife Sharron, Robert Brintle and wife Annette and a deceased brother James Albert Brintle. She was raised in Columbia, South America. Oklahoma and Cornersville, TN. She attended High School in Cornersville, TN. Then college at Belmont University in Nashville. Betty came to Barstow in 1962 with her husband who worked at Goldstone Tracking Station. She has been a member of the First Baptist Church of Barstow since she arrived. Where she taught Sunday School, sang in the choir and senior choir for most of the time. Singing in Church was her great love all her life. She worked in the Insurance Industry for 43 years in Barstow. She retired after selling Betty B. Ellis Insurance in 2008. Betty was pre deceased by husbands Allen A. Heibeck and Tommy Ellis. She is survived by husband, Harry S. Hooper of Barstow, Son's David Heibeck and his wife Judi, Richard and Jon Heibeck of Sacramento, CA., Glenn Ball and Jeff Smith of Idaho, Randy Smith and wife Trisha of Bishop, CA., Mike Hooper of Issaquah, WA., Melvin Hooper of Pismo Beach, CA., Robin Hooper Hernandez and husband Leonard of Barstow, Bill Harris and wife Nan of Geneva, III. Betty's early years were spent in Columbia, South American where her father worked on a coffee plantation at the base of the Andes Mountains. They returned to the U.S. and resided in Oklahoma for four years. The family moved to Tennessee where they remained as farmers and raised cattle until the early death of her father Garland. Since 1979 she and Harry were often found on their motorcycle on spur of the moment trips to Yellowstone, Arizona, Northern CA. just to have a piece of pie or visit a new restaurant they heard about. Betty will be remembered most, for her wonderful spirit and gift of gab. Betty Ann Brintle Heibeck Ellis Hooper was never at a loss for words. Her love of family, friends and a beautiful smile will be missed by us all. Betty has been blessed with 25 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be conducted by Don Doggett on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm in Beechwood Cemetery in Cornersville.
James Garland Brintle (1911 - 1946)
Frances Vestal Brintle (1910 - 2011)
Created by: Carolyn
Record added: Jan 17, 2013
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