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Betty Aileen Little 1927 - 2020
David Wayne Burroughs

HOISINGTON — Betty Aileen Little, 93, passed away Dec. 7, 2020, at Spring Lake Assisted Living, Paris, Texas. She was born Jan. 6, 1927, in Beaver Township, Kay County, Okla., to Henry and Lois (Holbrook) Winters. Betty married William Robert “W.R.” Little July 3, 1944, in Hoisington. He died June 3, 1991.

Betty, a long-time resident of Bella Vista, Ark., and Liberal, Kan., spent her younger years in Hoisington until 1955. She prided herself in business efficiency, holding employment as a realtor, bookkeeper and secretary. Betty enjoyed playing bridge and flower gardening, especially taking pride in growing African Violets.

Survivors include one son, Robert Little of Blossom, Texas; four grandchildren, Jimmie Bob Quesenbury and wife Michelle, Laura Bowers, Jennifer Ringen and wife Emily and Timothy Little; 10 great grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Billie Jean Atkins; and sister, Jimye Sue Gross.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, at Hoisington Cemetery, Hoisington, with Rev. Gary Wolf presiding. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 15, at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to Kans for Kids, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS  67544. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home 

P.O. Box 146 

Hoisington, KS  67544

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 11, 2020