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 Betty June <I>Patterson</I> Harris

Betty June Patterson Harris

Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 15 Nov 2012 (aged 80)
Douglass, Butler County, Kansas, USA
Burial Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 101027932 · View Source
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DOUGLASS — Betty June Harris, 80, of Douglass, formerly of Winfield, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 15, 2012.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Highland Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Miles Funeral Service.

The family will greet friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are to the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.

Betty was born June 8, 1932, in Newkirk, to Sidney D. and Ethel M. (Evinger) Patterson. Although the doctors said she wouldn't last the day of her birth, she proved them wrong by 80 years. Betty attended school in Arkansas City.

She married Bart McCollum, and they made their home in Winfield. They had five children and later divorced.

Betty worked for Binney & Smith Crayola factory, Winfield State Hospital & Training Center and Harmond's Squares & Levels.

She married Charles Harris in 1981, and they made their home in Douglass. Betty worked as a meat wrapper at the Douglass Locker for 13 years. After the business was sold, she made her career as a homemaker. She also volunteered with the William Newton Hospital Auxiliary and was a member of the Sunflower home extension unit.

She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery and traveling with her husband in their RV.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Patterson, and her sisters, Edith Barg and Barbara Bays.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Harris, of the home; her children and their families, Monica Pullmann, Council Bluff, Iowa, and her daughter, Michael Batten, and husband, Dustin, El Paso, Texas; Robyn McCollum, Winfield, and her children, Andrea Ledford, and husband, Donnie, Hesston, their children, Zackerie, Jakeb and Bethany Ledford, and Amy Swords, and husband, Todd, Corydon, Ind., and their children, Jaydn, Gracia and Zoey Swords; Stephen O. McCollum, and wife, Susan, Colony; Linda Silvers, and husband, Gene, Winfield, and their children, Linsi Hastings, and husband, Bobby, Broken Arrow, Okla., and their children, Shelby, Ryder, Brooklyn and Hunnington; Lexi Silvers, Austin, Texas, and her children, Sidney, Bethannie, Elexandrea and Jaxn; Dee Jay McCollum, and wife, Suzanne, Corpus Christi, Texas; and Scott Harris, Oregon; sister, Doris Bazil, Arkansas City; and brothers, Jack Patterson, and wife, Evelyn, and Duane Patterson, and wife, Darlene, all of Arkansas City.

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