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Elizabeth "Betty" Brown Frensley
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1920
Walters
Cotton County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 2009
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

Wichita Eagle, Thursday, January 8, 2009

Frensley, Betty, 88, of Wichita, Kansas, died January 4, 2009. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert, and survived by her son, Dr. William R. and daughter-in-law Susan of Richardson, Texas; grandsons John and Paul; sister, Bessie Sue Manz of Richmond, Virginia; and seven nieces and nephews. Betty was born December 12, 1920 in Walters, Oklahoma, though the family soon moved to nearby Duncan. Her parents were Herbert J. and Susan Brown. Her elder sister, Emma Winifred, died in 1932. Betty graduated from Duncan High School in 1938, attended Oklahoma College for Women and Duncan Junior College, and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Chemistry in 1943. During World War II, she worked for Alcoa in Kansas City, Missouri, and Halliburton in Duncan. She married Robert W. Frensley of Duncan June 16, 1946, and returned to the University of Oklahoma to study home economics while he completed his degree in geology. Robert and Betty moved to Wichita in 1948. For the next twenty years she devoted herself to family life, and in 1969 she started taking classes at Wichita State University, primarily in mathematics. She continued taking classes through 1985, and she served as a teaching assistant and instructor at WSU in the mid 1970s. The family would like to express our thanks to Esther Addison for her devotion to Betty during her final years. Viewing: 1-8 Friday at Culbertson-Smith Mortuary, 115 S. Seneca. Service: 10:00 am Saturday, January 10, 2009, at East Heights United Methodist Church, 4407 E. Douglas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert J. Brown (1889 - 1955)
  Susan Lucretia Moss Brown (1889 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert William Frensley (1920 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery & Mausoleum
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Lakes, Lot 41, Space 1
 
Created by: Bill Pennington
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69935788
Elizabeth Betty <i>Brown</i> Frensley
Added by: J. Chamb
 
Elizabeth Betty <i>Brown</i> Frensley
Added by: J. Chamb
 
Elizabeth Betty <i>Brown</i> Frensley
Added by: Bill Pennington
 
 
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