|Birth: ||May 17, 1926|
|Death: ||Nov. 16, 2010|
Died: November 16, 2010
Betty Mills Anthony - Age 84, passed away on November 16, 2010 of congestive heart failure. She was born and raised in Burkburnett, TX, and was the only daughter of Ray and Zelia Mills. Betty graduated from Burkburnett High School and Draughn's Business School in Wichita Falls, TX. She met her husband Joe F. Anthony at Draughn's and was married for 58 years. They started their marriage by residing in Vernon, TX where they both worked as bookkeepers for Garland
Johnston. Joe also worked with the Waggoner Estate account and Betty also worked in bookkeeping at Christ the King Hospital in Vernon. In 1956, they moved to Tulsa, OK. Betty worked part time preparing taxes and later retired from Moody's Jewelry after 20 years as personal assistant and bookkeeper for Ernest Moody, Sr. The couple enjoyed their retirement years traveling together, but Betty was truly happy relaxing on the cabin deck in New Mexico visiting with family and friends, sharing a cup of coffee.
She is preceded in death by her mother and father, 3 brothers- Donald R. Mills, Horace L. Mills and Earl W. Mills, and husband Joe F. Anthony. She is survived by son Dick Anthony and his wife Mindy of Eastland, TX, granddaughter Dana Anthony of Corpus Christi,TX, grandson Clint Anthony of San Marcos, TX, daughter Sarah Anthony of Tulsa, OK, a brother-in-law, 2 sister-in-laws, an aunt, uncles, nieces, nephews and numerous cousins.
In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to the Alzheimer
Association or the American Heart Association. Family visitation will be held at Owens and Brumley Funeral Home in Burkburnett,TX, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm on Friday Nov. 19th followed by graveside service to be held 11:00 am Saturday, November 20th, at the Burkburnett Cemetery, Burkburnett, TX.
Joe F Anthony (1926 - 2008)*
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Nov 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61801350
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