|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 1, 2001|
m: 29 Feb 1940 in Ferry Co, WA
Betty Batcheller Fowlkes died Dec. 1 at her home in Omak after an extended illness.
She was born Oct. 27, 1921, in Leavenworth to Lemuel and Icey Fouts. She attended school in Seattle, the Pine Grove School in Pleasant Valley and graduated from Okanogan High School.
She married Melvin Batcheller March 2, 1940, in Pateros. They lived in east Omak until about 1961, when they moved to Juneau and then to Sitka, Alaska, where they operated Standard Oil service stations. They then returned to Omak and she worked for Crown Zellerbach in the factory.
After the death of her husband, she married Donald Fowlkes of Okanogan March 29, 1979. They lived on Epley Road in Omak.
She enjoyed working in the flowers, sewing, embroidery and beadwork. She also had a great love for animals.
Survivors include her husband, Don, Omak, a daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Harold Harvey of Okanogan; a son, Mike Batcheller, Okanogan; a special family friend, Valerie Hanson of Okanogan; two sisters, Rosetta Booth of Arlington and Ada Bailey of Fresno, Calif; three grandchildren and their spouses, Carrie and Dennis Hawkins of Colville, Mark and Kim Harvey of Eugene, Ore., and Traci and Scott Trent of Anchorage, Alaska; three great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Katey of Eugene, Ore., and Bailey of Anchorage, Alaska; her husband's children and families, Donald Fowlkes Jr., Lloyd and his daughter Kayla of Spokane, Brett and Gina and their son Brandon of Athol, Idaho, and Jody and his daughter, Ashley Rae of Spokane.
Memorials are suggested to the Okanogan Regional Home Heath and Hospice or the American Cancer Society.
Services were held at 11 am Dec. 5 at Okanogan Valley Memorial Gardens.
Barnes Elmway Chapel, Okanogan, is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Lemuel Fouts (1885 - 1967)
Icey Edna Chisholm Fouts (1892 - 1949)
Melvin Harold Batcheller (1921 - 1972)
Donald E Fowlkes (1931 - 2006)
Mike Melvin Batcheller (1947 - 2002)*
Leta Irene Fouts Caldwell (1920 - 1984)*
Betty Faun Fouts Batcheller (1921 - 2001)
Thomas G. Fouts (1924 - 1999)*
Okanogan Valley Memorial Gardens
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Sep 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42403722
niece of husband of great granddaughter of husband of 2nd great grand aunt|
Added: Aug. 22, 2013