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403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
(806) 872-8335
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Betty M. Singleton

December 14, 1930 - July 24, 2017

Funeral services for Betty M. Singleton, 86, of Lamesa will be held, July 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. Interment will follow at Dawson County Cemetery under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:00 at Branon Funeral Home. Betty passed away Monday July 24, 2017, in Lamesa, Texas. She was born December 14, 1930 to Mack and Julia (Carrell) Gilbert. She married John A. Singleton March 15, 1948 in San Angelo. She worked as a GTE telephone operator for 17 years, postal clerk in Patricia and bookkeeper at Three League Gin for 10 years. She loved to cook, sew and work in her yard. She loved spending time at family reunions. Betty is survived by her daughters, Beverly Reid, Julia Franklin and husband, Weldon and Rena White and husband, Ernie all of Lamesa; grandchildren, Shannon Crawford, Cody Reid, Alan Franklin, Clint Franklin, Matt Moore, Jonna Cook, and Kaci Madison; 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her husband; brother, James Gilbert; and sisters, Velma Lois Gilbert and Geraldine Rush of Lubbock. The family suggests memorials to Lamesa Independent Special Olympics 505 N. 20th, Lamesa, TX 79331 or First Baptist Church Bereavement or Scholarship Fund 801 S. 1st, Lamesa, TX 79331. To send condolences online, please visit


Betty M. Singleton
December 14, 1930 - July 24, 2017


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