January 4, 1918 - February 9, 2013
CARBON - Vesthia M. (Betty) Greer, age 95, died Saturday February 9, 2013 in the Ranger Care Center in Ranger, Texas. She was born January 4, 1918 in Carbon, TX to W.T. (Tom) & Mae Ferrell Greer. After graduating from Carbon High School as Valedictorian of her class, Betty attended Ranger Jr. College on a scholarship. She then moved to San Antonio, TX working for Swift & Co. while attending business school at night. In 1942 she moved to Dallas, TX & worked during the war years as a payroll clerk for a company manufacturing war planes. Betty then worked for many years in the business office of Texas & Pacific Railroad & later in the office of McHale Const. Co., until she retired to live in Carbon, TX. Growing up in a large sports loving family, Betty became a very good athlete, active in all sports, including bowling. Betty's main focus was, however, her family. She remained close to all her brothers & sisters & especially enjoyed spending time with her nieces & nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Esther Lovier, Verda Millican, Edith Wilson, Opal Bussey, & Ella Mae Greer; brothers, Hayden (Stubby), Junior, T. G., Lee, Dale & Jim Greer. She is survived by her sister, Jo Lee of Denton, TX, brother, Larry Greer, & Sandy Stevens of Carbon, TX. Services will be held at Bakker Funeral Home Chapel, Eastland, TX on Wednesday February 13, 2013 at 11:00 am with Rev. Bob Rainey officiating. Burial will follow at the Murray Cemetery in Carbon. Pallbearers will be her nephews: Ronald Greer, Robert Lee, Bill Lee, Hayden Wilson, John Wilson & Don Wilson. The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the Ranger Care Center & to the Lighthouse Hospice for the excellent care they gave Betty.
CARBON - Vesthia M. (Betty) Greer, age 95, died Saturday February 9, 2013 in the Ranger Care Center in Ranger, Texas. She was born January 4, 1918 in Carbon, TX to W.T. (Tom) & Mae Ferrell Greer. After graduating from Carbon High School as... View Obituary & Service Information
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