Betty J. Shipwash, 85, of Fayette, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette.
Private family inurnment will be held at a later date at Grandview Cemetery in Fayette. Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Fayette is assisting the family.
Betty Jean, daughter of Clyde and Susie Lee Dale Staggs, was born January 16, 1929, in Phoenix, Arizona. On April 14, 1946, she was united in marriage with Louie Shipwash at Prescott, Arizona. A resident of the Fayette area since December of 2008, Betty and Louie were honored to have recently celebrated their sixty-eighth wedding anniversary. Betty enjoyed playing tennis, collecting Elvis Presley memorabilia, and taking car of her cats.
In addition to her husband, Louie of Fayette, Betty is survived by one daughter, Melle Starsen of Fayette; one granddaughter; and one great granddaughter, Alexis Rose Scholbrock.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and three brothers.