Our loving mother and grandmother, Betty LeFlore Reaveley, passed away tragically on Oct. 6, 2012, exactly one year from the time of her husband's passing. She was taken from us too soon and before we were prepared to say goodbye.
Betty was born Jan. 23, 1933 to Houston Benjamin LeFlore and Inez LeFlore in Wister, Okla. Her family moved to Hiawatha in 1947 where she met her sweetheart Clyde.
She married Clyde R. Reaveley in 1951 and their marriage was solemnized in 1963 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They had three sons: Gary, Rod (Diane), Jimmy (Roslyn), six grandchildren; Shawn, Brooke, Brad, Benjamin, Isaac, Caleb, and great-grandchildren; Mayah, Ashton, Garrett, Kyra, Zack, and soon-to-be Skylar.
Betty is survived by one brother Joe LeFlore, LeFlore, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clyde, and her three sisters: Doris, Margaret, and Bernice.
Betty taught us much about unconditional love as we watched her care for her husband over the past years. Her family was so important to her and she loved nothing better than spending time with them.
Betty loved the Gospel, family dinners, going for walks, taking drives with her husband, bird watching, her cats, and the wonders of nature. She created beautiful paintings and sewed beautiful quilts for her home and family. Betty was an example to us as she faced her life with grace and joy. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings. She was a Temple Ordinance worker along with her husband Clyde. She worked as a Head Teller for many years at the First National Bank of Layton. Betty was very patriotic and regularly served as an Election Judge.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road. Friends may visit family Friday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Lindquist's Memorial Park at Layton, 1867 No. Fairfield Road.
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