PAWNEE ROCK — Betty L. Billus, 78, passed away May 2, 2017 at Diversicare of Larned.
She was born Jan. 21, 1939 in Rogers, Ark., the daughter of Burl and Cleva Dean Schell. A longtime area resident she was a bank-teller, bookkeeper and business owner.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Pawnee Rock and Desk & Derrick of Great Bend. She married Jack H. Parret. He passed away June 17, 1988. On Oct. 5, 1990 in Great Bend. she married Joe Billus. He survives.
Survivors include, a son Tim (Becky) Parret, Pawnee Rock.; two brothers, Curt (Connie) Schell, Derby; and David (Donna) Schell, Ulysses; two sisters, Sara (Carl) Mostrom, Great Bend; Debbie (Jim) Bowman, Albert; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Kathy Hinkel and a granddaughter, Kayla Parret.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Pawnee Rock Cemetery with Pastor John Thomas presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned.
Memorials may be given to the Kindred Hospice in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, KS. 67550. Condolences may be left for the family at www.beckwithmortuary.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary, Inc. *
916 Main, P.O. Box 477
Larned, KS, 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune. May 3, 2017