Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

February 13, 2014

Betty Ann Bettis

Pauls Valley Democrat

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Betty Ann Bettis, 86, wife of former Maysville mail carrier Ed Bettis, passed away early Sunday morning, Feb. 9, 2014 in Weatherford, Texas.

Betty was born in Pitcher, Okla., on Nov. 19, 1927, the third child of Charles Edward Wasson and Mary Emmaline Collier Wasson. Mary died when Betty was nine months old.

When she was 17, Betty met Thomas Edward Bettis, a returning World War II Purple Heart veteran. They were married on Oct. 13, 1945. In 1947, their son Tommy Allen was born, followed by Karen Sue one year later. The family moved to Maysville in 1950. Both Tom and Sue graduated from Maysville High School in the mid ‘60s.

Ed and Betty remained in Maysville until they moved to Weatherford, Texas in 2002 to be close to their son Tom.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at Winans Funeral Home Chapel under the direction of John Williams of Winans Funeral Home in Maysville. Go to to send online condolences.