Bettie Wallingford

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Bettie Easley Wallingford



Bettie Easley Wallingford, age 95, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 in her home in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque. She was surrounded by friends and family, with her husband of 74 years, Harry Warren Wallingford, at her side. She was known for her thoughtfulness and compassion. Until her recent illness, she was active in church and civic voluntary activities. She was a long time member of P.E.O. She served as an elder in the Presbyterian Church and was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque. She is survived by her husband; her daughters, Nona Debenport of Albuquerque and Lucy Wallingford of Moab, Utah; her son-in-law, Paul Debenport; her grandchildren, Rick Wallingford, Jeff Wallingford, Erin Debenport, and Rebecca Safford; several great-grandchildren; and many special friends and relatives, including Carol Murphy. Bettie was preceded in death by her son, Warren, of Austin, Texas; her two brothers; and parents. The family wishes to thank Bettie's loving caregivers, Viola Vaisa, Toni Chavez, and Sylvia Longoria, as well as Legacy Hospice and First Presbyterian Church. A memorial service will be held at the church on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Feb. 25, 2018