Betty was born in Wilmar, CA, the 3rd of 6 daughters born to John and Martha (Martie) Anderson. She attended Alta Vista Elementary and Porterville High School. She was a charter member of Helping Hands of Porterville where she held the position of board secretary and Monday's lead cook. Due to ill health, she moved to Tehachapi to live with her sister Marietta and brother-in-law Joe Orton in 2001. In 2008 she moved to Valley Care Center in Porterville where she received great love and care from the staff. Her family's love and appreciation go to all the staff involved in her care.
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Betty was preceded in death by her father, mother and sister Edith Wingfield.
She is survived by her sisters; Margaret (Peggy) Crabtree of Mason, TX, Geraldine Wingfield and Nancy Keyser of Alvaton, KY and Marietta Orton of Tehachapi, CA. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at Myers Chapel from 2:00 - 7:00 pm. Graveside services will be at Hillcrest Cemetery on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 11:00 am.
Myers Funeral Service and Crematory
248 North E Street
Porterville, CA 93257
Published in The Porterville Recorder on Oct. 30, 2010