The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

June 25, 2013

Clayton Lee Bettes

NORMAN — Clayton Lee Bettes, of Pauls Valley and formerly of Norman, was born July 6, 1973, to Lee Bettes, Jr. and Wilma Bettes in Pauls Valley and died at the home of his parents Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 39 years of age.

He was predeceased by his father, Lee W. Bettes Jr., and his grandparents, Lee Sr. and Etta Bettes of Norman.

He worked at the Dell Computer Call Center in Oklahoma City as a technical senior enterprise analyst, a job he truly enjoyed performing. In his time off, he also enjoyed playing online computer games with family and friends all across the nation, reading, playing Frisbee golf, riding motorcycles, fishing, gourmet cooking, playing different musical instruments and just visiting with his many friends and family.

He left surviving his parents David and Wilma Jones of Pauls Valley; and among other beloved relatives he left those residing in the Norman area, who are his sister, Letha Anderson; brother, Wayne Bettes; his nephew and good friend, Brandon Bettes and wife Stacy, formerly of Norman, now of Stillwater; his aunt, Patty McKee and husband Tommy; his niece, Holly Pitman; and his cousins Kristen Claydon and husband Tommy, John McKee and wife Amy and Nancy Copeland Williford and husband Gary.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, 401 N. Willow in Pauls Valley, under direction of Wooster Funeral Home, with cremation following.

His ashes will be buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Pauls Valley at a later date.

There will be visitation with the family after the memorial until 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. All are welcome to attend.

Norman Transcript, Tuesday, June 25, 2013

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • James Todd Gaston

    James Todd Gaston, 62, of Norman, passed from this life Thursday, July 3, 2014. He was born Feb. 25, 1952, in Lawton to Lyle R. and Gwyn Gaston. Todd was raised in Enid, where — at a young age — he learned the art of radio and music under ...

    July 10, 2014

  • Trina Marie Breinhot Partovi

    Trina Marie Breinhot Partovi, 39, passed way Friday, July 4, 2014. She was born Aug. 2, 1974, in Salt Lake City to Ronald and Teresa Breinholt....

    July 10, 2014

  • Tilda ‘Berniece’ Bryant Collett

    Tilda “Berniece” Bryant Collett, 90, of Norman, died Monday, July 7, 2014. She was born Dec. 7, 1923, in Wanette. She is survived by her three children, Larry Gordon Collett of Fortuna, Mo., Wilma Louise Collett Rachal of Norman and ...

    July 10, 2014

  • James ‘Jim’ R. Valley

    James “Jim” R. Valley, 89, of Norman, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014. He was born May 28, 1925, in Wooden, Iowa, to Ray and Blanche (Hanson) Valley. Jim was one of eight children....

    July 10, 2014

  • Nicholas Edward Popplewell

    Nicholas Edward Popplewell was born Sept. 10, 1986, in Ada, to Edward Popplewell and Shelly O’Rourke. He departed this life Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Norman at the age of 27....

    July 10, 2014

  • Mendie Jean Privett

    Mendie Jean Privett was born Oct. 6, 1977, to Bill Hartless and Debbie Hailey in Oklahoma City. She departed this life Sunday, July 6, 2014, due to an auto accident, at the age of 36....

    July 10, 2014

  • Patsy Marie Jones

    Patsy Marie Jones was born Sept. 23, 1937, to Gerald and Inez Wilcox. She passed peacefully at home Monday, July 7, 2014, in Norman. Patsy was a life-long resident of Norman. She was a devout grandmother and a wonderful great-grandmother....

    July 10, 2014

  • Kelsey Louise (Scoggins) Kennedy

    Kelsey Louise (Scoggins) Kennedy was born to Eddy and Marilyn Scoggins on Nov. 21, 1978, in Amarillo, Texas. She stepped into a cancer-free eternity with Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City after a ...

    July 9, 2014

  • Ralph Henry Robinson

    Ralph Henry Robinson was born May 25, 1923, in Sparks, Okla., to John Alex and Velma Videll Robinson. He passed into the presence of his Lord on Saturday, June 28, 2014, after a short time on hospice. He was the oldest of eight children. ...

    July 8, 2014

  • Kenneth Lee Twyford

    Kenneth Lee Twyford was born in Three Rivers, Miss. on Feb. 23, 1942. He passed away July 1, 2014. He was a part of the class of 1960 at Del City High School. He was also a 32-year U.S. Department of Defense retiree. Services are ...

    July 7, 2014