Obituaries

Obituaries

Betty Lou Getty 1926 - 2007 Lawrence

A celebration of life for Betty Lou Getty, 80, Lawrence, will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the family home, 1300 Jana Drive, in Lawrence. Private family inurnment will be in Phillipsburg at a later date.Mrs. Getty died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Sept. 13, 1926, in Almena, the daughter of Melvin R. and Hazel L. Jacobs Cummings.Mrs. Getty was a member of United Methodist Church in St. Francis, where she served as a church organist for 20 years. She was also a longtime member of PEO.She married Richard N. Getty on May 1, 1948, in Almena. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Suzanne K. Dillon, Lawrence, and Sarah Lynne Thomas, Richmond, Va.; and three grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the oncology department at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Getty.