Feb. 13, 1923-April 14, 2013
Betty Bayless, 90, of Farmington, died on Sunday, April 14, 2013 in Farmington. She was born February 13, 1923 in Manchester, England to Eva and Louie Cohen.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Bayless and her parents, Eva and Louie Cohen.
She is survived by her son, Michael (Susanna) and daughter, Betty (Toots) Meyers. Also surviving are grandchildren, Martin-John Bayless, Jeramie Bayless, Marji Dantas, Carrie Meyers and Jon Meyers and great-grandchildren, Austin Bayless, Taylor Bayless, Makenzie Bayless, J.W. Bayless, A.J. Bayless, Victoria Dantas, Joshua Dantas and Cadence Dantas.
Betty loved her family, church, singing in the church choir, her flower garden, traveling and her little dog "Cuddles."
She married her husband, Martin, in England during WWII. After the war she came to the United States with her husband. Together they had two children and later five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Betty will be missed by her family and church members alike.
A special thank you to Gingerich Home for the special care to her in her last months.
A memorial service for Betty will be 11 a.m. on Friday, April 19, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 211 W. 20th St. in Farmington, with Pastor John Preston officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers are Martin-John Bayless, Jeramie, Bayless, Jon Meyers and Edward Schuwerk.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzeimers Association, New Mexico Chapter, 3300 N. Butler Ave., Farmington NM 87401.
Betty's care is entrusted to Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St. in Farmington, 505-325-8688.
Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com
Published in Farmington Daily Times from Apr. 17 to Apr. 24, 2013