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 Wilma La Rue “Betty” <I>Hubbard</I> Biles

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Wilma La Rue “Betty” Hubbard Biles

  • Birth 15 Feb 1923 Colleyville, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
  • Death 28 Apr 2014 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Garden of the Last Supper
  • Memorial ID 128897490

Betty Hubbard Biles, 91, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014. Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mount Olivet. Betty Hubbard Biles grew up in Colleyville, when Colleyville was "really country." She attended Pleasant Run Elementary School and Grapevine School and graduated from Riverside High School. Upon graduation from high school, she received a scholarship to Our Lady of Victory Junior College. She enrolled in North Texas State Teachers College and was awarded a bachelor of business administration in August 1947. Betty worked for Gulf Oil Corp. for a year and went to work as an administrative assistant for the Castleberry school district until 1953. At that time, she became a full-time mother. She was active in PTA at that time and she was on the executive committees for three different schools. In 1970, she returned to North Texas State University and began work on a master of business education degree, which she earned in May 1972. She went to work at Tarrant County Junior College Northeast Campus, then TCJC Northwest Campus. She was selected to go as a member of the first faculty to serve on that campus. Betty's husband, Jerry, died suddenly Jan. 26, 1983; he had worked for IBM for 31 years. She was very active at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Haltom City, where she was a member of the Upper Room Sunday School Class, the Administrative Board and United Methodist Women. She also enjoyed attending the activities of her 15 grandchildren. In addition, she loved to travel, read and play games with her friends. Survivors: Children, Karen Angle and husband, George, Jerry Biles Jr. and wife, Debbie, Sandy Hamilton and husband, Terry, Dr. Charles Biles and wife, Merrianne, and Dr. Rusty Biles and wife, Robyn; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Bob Hubbard and his wife, June; sister-in-law, Nancy Miller and husband, Harry; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; and countless friends and neighbors.
Published in Star-Telegram on May 1, 2014


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  • Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 1 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 128897490
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilma La Rue “Betty” Hubbard Biles (15 Feb 1923–28 Apr 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 128897490, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .