Bettye Jeane Bennett, 97, formerly of Houston, Texas, passed away on February 7, 2020, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2020, at Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston. Officiating will be Reverend David Browder.
Born in Evansville, Indiana, on September 29, 1922, she was the daughter of Adelyne Morris. Bettye was a faithful member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Houston. She was very active in her church. Bettye enjoyed painting, making jewelry, and doing anything to express herself artistically. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Adelyne Morris; her husband of 67 years, Robert W. Bennett; and her grandson, Dr. Michael R. Olson of Beaumont, Texas.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Bennett Olson and husband David; her granddaughter, Katherine Elizabeth Olson Triska and husband Jeremy; her granddaughter-in-law, Stacey Olson; and her great-grandchildren, Chloe Jane Olson, Layla Ann Olson, Holden Luke Triska, and Ella Kate Triska.
The family would like to acknowledge and express appreciation to Teresa Hebert, Kay Williams, and Misty Merritt for their loving care and attention throughout the years.