Betty R. <I>McKee</I> Achilles

Betty R. McKee Achilles

Birth
Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, USA
Death 29 Jan 2012 (aged 75)
Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA
Burial Inman, McPherson County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 84250202 · View Source
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Betty R. Achilles, 75, of Inman, Kansas, passed away at 7:16 a.m., Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at Promise Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson, Kansas.

Betty Achilles was born in Whiteville, North Carolina on September 30, 1936, the daughter of Archibald Claud and Valah Echert (Danford) McKee-Memory.

Betty attended the Whiteville grade schools and graduated from Whiteville High School in 1954.

She was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ Inman, Kansas where she served as a board member, treasurer, and served her church through the years in many capacities.

Betty began working at Central State Bank where she served many roles, including teller and bookkeeper. After her marriage, she devoted her time to homemaker and took great pride in providing for her family in this way. She then joined her husband in the family business, Achilles and Sons Electric of Inman, Kansas.

Betty was a member of Women of the Moose of Hutchinson, Kansas.

Betty R. McKee was united in marriage to Norman E. Achilles on October 8, 1955 at St. Peters Evangelical Church, Inman, Kansas.

Surviving family members include her devoted husband of over fifty-six years, Norman E. Achilles of Inman, Kansas; her three children, Susan Steuber and her husband Les of Wichita, Kansas, Scott Achilles and his wife Connie of Inman, Kansas, and Kevin Achilles and his wife Teresa of Haven, Kansas; her brothers, Jim McKee of Roxboro, North Carolina, and Harry McKee of Raleigh, North Carolina; her seven grandchildren, Jason Steuber, and Kristina Dalton and her husband Jason all of Wichita, Mandy Swisher and her husband Adam of Hutchinson, Kansas, Travis Achilles and his wife Jill of Newton, Kansas, Rebecca Achilles, Megan Achilles, and Kimberly Achilles all of Haven, Kansas; her nine great-grandchildren, Mary Steuber, Ashlyn Steuber, Austin Steuber, and Tyler Steuber, Kaiden Dalton, Keegan Dalton, and Karter Dalton, all of Wichita, Isabelle Swisher of Hutchinson, and James Achilles of Newton; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents Archibald and Valah McKee; three brothers, Archie, Wilbur, and Leroy McKee; and her sister, Fay Babson.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Peters United Church of Christ in the Fellowship Hall, Inman, Kansas.

The memorial service will be held at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Inman, Kansas at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 3rd, with Reverend Christine Edwards officiating.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, February 3, 2012 at the North Inman Cemetery Inman, Kansas.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Peters United Church of Christ, Inman or Inman Fire Department and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street, McPherson, Kansas 67460.


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  • Created by: delkan
  • Added: 30 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84250202
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Betty R. McKee Achilles (30 Sep 1936–29 Jan 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84250202, citing Inman North Cemetery, Inman, McPherson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by delkan (contributor 47305824) .