Betty Jean Barker Reeves

A celebration of life for Betty Jean Barker Reeves will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church in Killeen.

Ms. Reeves died Feb. 2, 2018, after a short illness. She was born Oct. 7, 1929, in San Antonio.

Betty married Donald Ernest Reeves on April 15, 1950, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Austin. After 53 years of marriage, Don died in 2003.

Betty was a faithful member of Grace Lutheran Church of Killeen and loved by all her family. She will surely be missed as our matriarch, mother and grandmother.

Betty’s parents, H.S. “Red” and Anna Barker, died in 1952 and 1990 respectively. Her older sister, Carolyn Szymanski, resides in Round Mountain.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Debra Reeves Griffin and husband Carlton, of Manchaca; grandson Timothy and Lori Griffin and their son, Charlie, of Austin; granddaughter Carly Griffin and daughters Riley, Skylar and Laurel of Kyle; and grandson Nicolas and Mandy Griffin, and their sons, Grant and Caleb, and daughter, Lydia, of Houston.

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