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Betty Rankin, 83 year old resident of Woodward, died Thursday, February 2, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Donnetta Hunter officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Betty Louise Rankin was born March 19, 1933 in Sunset, Georgia, to James Andrew and Alpha Mae (Scarboro) Leslie. Betty was married to Price William "Bill" Rankin on December 8, 1967 in Lipsomb, Texas. She had spent the last 50 years in Woodward. Betty retired from Western State Hospital in Fort Supply, where she worked as a pharmacy clerk.

Betty is survived by her son, Wendell Weaver and wife Kathy of Amarillo, Texas; daughter, Susan Shearer of Mooreland; son, Brian Weaver and wife Debbie of Bella Vista, Arkansas; daughter, Karen Starks and husband Larry of Sharon; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, husband, Bill Rankin, and one son-in-law, Doug Shearer.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association with the funeral accepting the contributions.

Remembrances may be made online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
Published on February 6, 2017
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