Betty Ruth


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Betty Ruth Venable

Nov 26 1927 - Jan 04 2015

Betty Ruth Venable, age 87, of Frisco, Texas passed away on January 4, 2015 in Plano, Texas. She was born on November 26, 1927 in Denton County, Texas to Mary Frances (Burkhead) and Christopher C. Coots. On December 3, 1944, Betty married Cecil Lee Venable in Denton. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Frisco and was Self-Employed in Farming.

Betty is survived by her husband of 70 years, Cecil Lee Venable of Frisco, Texas; daughter, Cecilia Brannon (Terry) of Tyler, Texas; son, Harold K. Venable of St. Louis, Missouri; four grandchildren, Leah B. Masey (Randy) of Denton, Texas, Julie B. Krull (Chris) of Colleyville, Texas, Meredith K. Weber (Chris) of Eureka, Missouri and Amanda G. Venable of Springfield, Missouri; three great-grandchildren, McKenzie S. Masey of Denton, Zachary J. Masey of Denton, Texas, Emily Grace Krull of Colleyville, Texas.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents, Christopher Columbus and Mary Frances Coots; five siblings, Wiley Coots, Leroy Coots, Etta Massey, Clyde Thomas and Lecil McMahan.

A Funeral Service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Frisco on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 10:30 AM with Pastor Elwood Larson officiating. Interment will follow at Little Elm Cemetery in Little Elm, Texas. Family and friends are invited to Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Frisco on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Betty’s memory to the Little Elm Cemetery Association, PO Box 484, Little Elm, Texas 75068, or a charity of your choice.

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