Betty Carlene Kooser
5/23/1929 - 3/12/2013
Our dearest mother, Betty was born in Marlow, Okla. to Omer Hardy and Madie Belle Hood. The family of six children moved to Calif. in the early 1940's and settled in Tulare. Betty graduated 1946 from Tulare Union School.
Her loving husband of 35 years, Horton preceded her in death in 2010.
Betty moved to Auburn in 1966 where she worked at Bank of America. She retired in 1984 and moved to Greyeagle, Calif. to enjoy the good life. She enjoyed much traveling with their trailer and acquired many new wonderful friends. She returned to Auburn in 2009 to be with family and wonderful old friends. Betty loved taking care of her family and having many wonderful get togethers and dinners for her many friends and family.
Betty is survived by her children: Cynthia Hutchison of Auburn, Nora (Scott) White of Auburn, Janie (Robert) Combs of Georgetown, Richard Kooser of Auburn and Carol (Richard) Farmer of Nevada City. She is grandmother to Rob, Ric, Michael, Sierra, Jeff, Raymond, Christine and Johnathan and great-grand- mother to Emmalie and Jonathin. She is survived by her brothers: O H Hood of Tulare, Calif, Don Hood of Abeline, Tex., and Gary Hood of Huntsville, Tex.
She was preceded in death by here sister Mary and brother Charlie.
A celebration of her life will be held by Jim and Claudia Buford at 1220 Live Oak Lane, Auburn on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (open house).