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Betty J Cabe Detrixhe

Birth
Higgins, Lipscomb County, Texas, USA
Death 12 Apr 2016 (aged 84)
Shattuck, Ellis County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Higgins, Lipscomb County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 161009075 · View Source
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Betty Detrixhe, 84, of Shattuck, was born to Troy Lee (Casey) Cabe and Ruth Kirker (French) Cabe on February 2, 1932, in the Higgins Hotel in Higgins, Texas.

She graduated from Higgins High School in 1951. After high school, she worked at various jobs including the First National Bank in Higgins, Citizens Bank in Oklahoma City, and a photography studio in Denver, Colorado. Upon returning to Higgins from Colorado, she married a fellow she had ridden a school bus with years before, Dick Cann Detrixhe, on December 10, 1954, at the local Methodist parsonage. To this union, one child was born, a daughter Ruth Ann. Dick and Betty made their home on a farm/ranch south of Higgins until his death on November 5, 2006. She remained on the farm until the fall of 2014, when she moved physically to Shattuck.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four brothers-in-law, niece, Karen Spaeth.

She is survived by her daughter Ann Herber and husband Darrell of Shattuck; four granddaughters: Jeni Hinkle and husband Jeff of Shattuck, Suzanne Herber of Oklahoma City, Crystal Herber of Kansas City, and Tricia Herber of Stillwater; one great-grandson Cannon Patrick Hinkle of Shattuck; one sister Dr. Yvonne Carmichael of Alva; three sisters-in-law: Anita Detrixhe of Bastrop, Texas, Ima Detrixhe of Higgins, and Donna Detrixhe of Shattuck; fifteen nieces and nephews; and numerous grand and great nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 15, 2016, at First United Methodist Church in Shattuck, with Rev. Rick Trobaugh officiating. Private family burial will be after the funeral in the Higgins Cemetery, Higgins, Texas.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: JEF
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161009075
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Betty J Cabe Detrixhe (2 Feb 1932–12 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161009075, citing Higgins Cemetery, Higgins, Lipscomb County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .