Betty Silhan

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Betty Silhan MORTON- Church Service for Betty Silhan, age 62, of Nogal, NM, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at First Baptist Church of Morton with Joey Pierce of Levelland, Texas, officiating. Burial will be in Morton Memorial Cemetery. Betty died Aug. 24, 2015. She was born Dec. 7, 1952, in Morton to Eddie and Lillian (Dukatnik) Silhan. Betty was born and raised in Morton, Texas, and had lived in the Ruidoso area for the last 35 years. She was a dedicated nurse, and loved taking care of her patients. She worked at the Mescalero Indian Hospital and Lincoln County Hospital. Betty enjoyed snow skiing and hiking. She was preceded in death by her parents and a nephew, Jerryd Silhan. Survivors include two sons, Abram Beier of Ruidoso, NM, and Auston Beier and his fianc , Kayla Yerxa of Lubbock, Texas; a daughter, Alexa Beier of Albuquerque, NM; two brothers, Jerry Silhan of Morton, Texas, and David Silhan of Morton, Texas; and two grandchildren, Cayden Beier and Brook Beier. The family suggests memorials be sent to Family Coaching, 6402 19th Street, Lubbock, TX 79407 or, Team Jerryd. Online condolences may be made at

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Ellis Funeral Home - Morton
218 E. Washington
Morton, TX 79346
(806) 266-8855
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Aug. 27, 2015