|Birth: ||Apr. 19, 1919|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 2003|
1936 graduate of Richardson High School.
HALFORD, MARY ELIZABETH (BETSY) THOMAS. Died Friday, November 7, 2003. Daughter of Clarence and Mamie Thomas, Betsy was born in Richardson on May 19, 1919. Betsy graduated from Richardson High School in 1936; from Texas State College for Women, now Texas Woman's University in 1940; and earned a master's degree from Southern Methodist University in 1959. She was a teacher and a consultant for Richardson Independent School District until retiring in 1972. Betsy was a member of Park Cities Presbyterian Church and its Agape Class. Betsy is survived by her husband of 59 years, Lee; daughter-in-law and son, Betsy and Lee Halford, Jr., of Dallas; son-in-law and daughter, Bert and Mary Margaret Bivings, of Peachtree City, GA; and six grandchildren: Lauren, Michael, Mark and Meg Halford; and Libby and Leslie Bivings. The family will receive friends from 4-6:00 PM on Sunday, November 9 at Restland Funeral Home. A memorial service celebrating Betsy's life will be at 11:00 AM, Monday November 10, at Park Cities Presbyterian Church, 4124 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to Park Cities Presbyterian Church, 4311 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219, or Southwestern Medical Foundation, 2305 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 150, Dallas, TX 75201-7805, or the charity of your choice. Restland 972-238-7111 restlandfuneralhome.com.
Published in Dallas Morning News from November 9 to November 10, 2003.
Marion Lee Halford (1919 - 2012)*
Restland Memorial Park
Created by: Joe Pearce
Record added: Nov 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79797188
Lesley Beam Smith
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