Baker City, Oregon
Betty Maynard, 80, a longtime Baker City resident, died Monday, March 25, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.
Her funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 2177 First St.
Betty was born March 12, 1922, at LaMar, Mo., to William H. and Nell Murray Hackney. The family moved to Salem when she was 5 years old. When she was 12 they moved to McMinnville She graduated from high school there. On Aug. 11, 1940, she married John C. Maynard in McMinnville. They moved to Baker City in 1958.
Betty worked for Dr. John Burchtorf for 17 years. After her retirement, she traveled with her husband in their motor home. She loved to bowl and was a member of a bowling league. She was a member of Credit Womans International, St. Stephens Episcopal Church and the Altar Guild, and the Lady Elks.
She is survived by her husband, John C. Maynard of Baker City; her children: a daughter, Elaine Joseph of Baker City, sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Nona Maynard of Fruitland, Idaho, and John Henry and Misko Maynard of Olympia, Wash.; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Frances and George Burton of Salem; a sister-in-law, Bernice Widemeyer, sisters-in-law and their husbands, Clara and Herold Spiedel, Marian and Bill Carol, and Donna and Rom Grant; a brother-in-law and his wife, Frank and Mabel Maynard.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents and two grandsons.
Contributions in her memory may be directed to St. Stephens Episcopal Church or Dogs for the Deaf. This may be done through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 29, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor