Betty Mae Lord 1925 - 2010 Fort Scott
Funeral services for Betty Mae Lord, 85, Fort Scott, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Larry Stevicks officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
She died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at her home.
She was born Feb. 1, 1925, in Oelwein, Iowa, the daughter of Harrison and Sarah Aletia McFarland Brown.
Mrs. Lord worked in housekeeping at Mercy Hospital. She later worked in the mail room at the Western Insurance Company and then at the Garland Post Office.
She was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church, a past member of the Business and Professional Women’s Association and the Grange. She enjoyed quilting, playing cards and spending time with her grandchildren.
She married Robert A. Lord on Sept. 3, 1944, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death Dec. 10, 1992.
Mrs. Lord was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Cadzow and Ellen Davis, and a brother, Marvin Brown.
Survivors include a son, Robert Gerald Lord and wife Vickie, Lawrence; a daughter, Roberta Marie Bloomfield and husband, Darrell, Garland; five grandchildren, Karl A. Bloomfield, Matthew Lord, Lynn Shaw, Amy Patrick, and Lisa Lord; and five great-grandchildren, Jacob Shaw, Sarah Shaw, Damien Patrick, Karlee Patrick, and Danica Patrick.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
The family suggests memorials to Emmanuel Baptist Church, left at or sent in care of the chapel, 201 S. Main St., P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701.
Online condolences may be sent at cheneywitt.com.