|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1925|
|Death: ||Nov. 29, 2009|
West Virginia, USA
3 Dec 2009,The Paris News
Betty Jean Delone Bakke-Everhart passed Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at her daughter's home in Buckhannon, W. Va., with her loving family and caregivers at her side.
Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with burial following in Pleasant Hill Cemetery where she will be laid to rest alongside her partner in life.Visitation is to be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the funeral home.
Her warm and loving nature was expressed in all that she did as wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
She was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Mabel, Minn., to Norwegian parents, Elizabeth Amdahl Bakke and Julius Bakke, and was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith which she carried through life.
She attended school in Mabel, where she expressed her love of music by playing and singing in bands, chorus groups and trios. She sang with the Sweet Adelines in Corpus Christi, directed church choirs and was the organist at St. Luke's in Honey Grove for many years.
She married Marion Everhart, July 6, 1944, after he received his wings in the Marine Corps. They were blessed with three children, Michaelynn Delone, Steven Bruce and Benson Darrel. They moved to Lamar County in 1979, after Bud's retirement from the Army.
Welcoming her in heaven is her beloved husband and life-long companion of 58 years, Marion "Bud" Everhart.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband; her parents; only brother, Darrel Bakke; two nieces; and one nephew.
She leaves behind her daughter, Micki and husband, Chuck McGarry; sons, Steven Everhart and wife, Linda, Benson Everhart and Holly Richter; grandchildren, Laura McGarry Spencer and husband, Robert, Brandon McGarry, Theresa McGarry Drake and husband, Brad, Nicholas McGarry and fiancée, Amanda, Chad Everhart and wife, Teresa, Taymn Everhart, Steven McClain and wife, Maggie, and David McClain and wife, Sarah; great-grandchildren, Corey, Cortney, Taylor, Zachary and Tristan McGarry, Macey and Marlee Everhart, Autumn and Norah Drake, Madison, Natalie, Jakob, Annalise and Lorelei McClain, Liberty and Sunny; great great-grandchild, Bethany McGarry; along with many nieces and nephews; special nephew, James Coffin of Dallas; and sister-in-law, Marguerite Everhart of Indiana.
Julius Bakke (1894 - 1981)
Elizabeth I Bakke (1894 - 1966)
Marion D Everhart (1922 - 2002)*
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Created by: Carole Curry
Record added: Apr 01, 2008
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