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Betty Lou Spradley O'Keefe
1936 - 2021

Betty Lou Spradley O’Keefe, 84 of Anton, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 in Amherst. She was born Oct. 21, 1936 in Anton to Cora (Nelson) and Fieldton Spradley.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at Lawrence Avenue Church of Christ in Anton with Larry Bloskas officiating. Arrangements are under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield.

Betty loved Jesus and was active in Prison Ministry. She served as the Activity Director for many years at St. Anthony’s in Amarillo, now known as BSA, worked as a school bus driver for White Deer ISD and traveled the country as a truck driver for several years. Betty was a talented pianist and could play by ear. She was a generous woman, and she loved to cook meals for those in need.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Kenneth “Corky” Spradley and Eugene Spradley.

Betty is survived by a daughter, Truby and husband Ronnie Stamps of Anton; two sons, Nicky Jezisek of Anton and Eddy Jezisek and wife Toni of Navasota, Texas; nine grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Geneta Miller of Fort Worth, Barbara Hankins of Athens and Donna Roberts of Round Rock.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the Anton Cemetery Association, PO Box 413, Anton TX 79313.