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 Bethel Dean “Beth” <I>Benton</I> McBrayer

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Bethel Dean “Beth” Benton McBrayer

Birth
Tushka, Atoka County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 22 Dec 1998 (aged 80)
Denison, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Burial Coupeville, Island County, Washington, USA
Plot Block 6, Space 36
Memorial ID 120953037 View Source

Daughter of Lewis and Laura (White) Benton. Sister of Goldie, Jewel, Esther, Herschel, Bill, Howard, J. R. and L. T. Benton.Bethel was the daughter of Lewis and Laura (White) Benton. She married Truman Carl McBrayer. Among the different occupations she had, she was a glass blower with Lyton Industries. Although she raised her children in Redwood City, CA, she chose to retire in Coupeville, WA on Widbey island in the Pugent Sound area where she participated in community affairs. She was Coupeville's Senior Representative as "Mother Hubbard", a title she hled for two consecutive years. A painter and photographer, she was an active member of the Coupeville Artists Guild. She volunteered her time and artistic talents to the Mentally Retarded Association where she taught these special individuals painting. She returned to Atoka in 1996. She is survived by sons, Carl Lewis McBrayer of Atoka, OK, Donald McBrayer and wife Rose of Antlers,OK, James Dean McBrayer and wife Beverly of Atoka, OK, Keith McBrayer and wife Lyn of Ashland, OR; daughters, Laura K. (McBrayer) Sheffield and husband Richard of Sacramento, CA, Pamela HopeLaur and husband Rich of Kent, WA and Paula Joy Johnson of Kent, WA; 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sister, Elizabeth Muenster of Ft. Worth, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents; former husband, Truman Carl McBrayer of Atoka on June 24, 1998; sisters, Goldie, Jewel and Esther; brothers, Herschel, Bill, Howard, J.R. and L. T. Services were held Dec. 27, 1998 at Brown's Funeral Chapel. Mrs. McBrayer was cremated.


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  • Created by: Flairdl
  • Added: 29 Nov 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 120953037
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120953037/bethel-dean-mcbrayer : accessed ), memorial page for Bethel Dean “Beth” Benton McBrayer (20 Jan 1918–22 Dec 1998), Find a Grave Memorial ID 120953037, citing Sunnyside Cemetery, Coupeville, Island County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Flairdl (contributor 47504147) .