Barbara Mae Bettale, 89, of Farmington NM, passed away on August 24, 2018 in
Derby, KS. She was born in Denver, CO. to Charles and Dollie Wickell Dawson on
May 14, 1929.
Barbara's universe was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. It
brought her immense joy to always have family close. She absolutely loved to
bake goodies for everyone at Christmas, which she called "making memories" and
she always made each one of us feel special with cards on our birthdays,
anniversaries and she never once forgot Valentine's Day.
Barbara is preceded in death by both of her parents, daughters Diana Bettale,
Barbara Norman, and Suzanne Dayton as well as her son, Michael Bettale and her
brother Marvin Dawson.
She is survived by daughter Toni Wootton (Tony), son Mark Bettale (Pati) , son-in-
laws Bill Norman and Mike Dayton, 12 grandchildren Stefanie Royce (Michael),
Brian Norman, Brad Norman (Corrie), Shannon Kinslow (Sean), Brittney Coker
(Jeff), Shawn Wootton (Krystal), Jaclyn Adams (Justin), Ryan Bettale (Melanie),
Jennifer Middleton (Jon), Nic Dayton, Kalynn Dayton, and Emily Long (Ben) and 20
great-grandchildren (Hayley Alcorn, Averie Norman, Boedi Norman, Lucas Norman,
Kael Norman, Kian Kinslow, Irelyn Kinslow, McCoy Coker, Dakota Wootton, Jacob
Wootton, Megan Malone, Tabitha Adams, Madison Adams, Harrison Middleton,
Finn Middleton, Aiden Long, Carson Royce, Brady Royce, Tyler Schwebke and
Kayleigh Royce) as well as numerous nieces, nephews and loving friends.
Memorial services will be held September 29th, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Brewer, Lee
and Larkin, 103 E. Ute St., Farmington, NM. Burial will follow at Greenlawn
Barbara's care is entrusted to Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St., in Farmington, NM., (505)325-8688.