Betty Seymour(1931 - 2014)

Betty Jean Seymour, 82, of Idaho Falls, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, at her home.

Betty was born April 13, 1931, in St. Paris, Ohio, to Ray Luttrell and Pauline Mills Luttrell. She grew up and attended schools in Ohio and graduated from Christiansburg-Jackson High School. She also attended Community Hospital School of Nursing in Springfield, Ohio, where she earned her nursing degree.

In 1953, she married Lawrence Kenneth "Ken" Seymour. They were later divorced. Betty lived in Ohio until 1959, when she moved to Idaho Falls. She worked as a registered nurse for 51 years.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She loved to travel, particularly to Yellowstone National Park. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting and spending time with family and friends. She especially enjoyed going out with her dear group of girl friends.

Betty is survived by her sons, Larry (Roseanna) Seymour and Craig (Darlene) Seymour, both of Idaho Falls; a sister, Nancy (Paul) Tinnin of St. Louis; three grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; ex-husband, Ken Seymour; and a brother, Bud Luttrell.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 28, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 237 N. Water Ave., with the Rev. Brenda Sene officiating. The family will visit with friends one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Funeral Home

Wood Funeral Home
273 North Ridge Avenue Idaho Falls, ID 83402
(208) 522-2751

Published in Post Register on Mar. 26, 2014