April 1, 2013

Betty C. Phariss

The Express-Star

— Betty C. Phariss

Betty C. Phariss, 84, passed away on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 in Chickasha, after a brief illness. She was born on Oct.16, 1928 in Anadarko,  to Eli and Nellie (Groseclose) Nelson. She married Haskel Phariss, he preceded her in death. She lived in the Chickasha area most of her life where she was a homemaker and devoted her life to raising her six sons and spending time with the grandchildren. She enjoyed playing different types of games with her family. She also enjoyed sewing.

She is survived by three sons: Steven Phariss and his wife, Donna of Ninnekah, Gary Phariss of Dixon, and Mike Phariss of Madill; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, her husband, three sons: Lonnie Phariss, David Phariss, Keith Phariss, six sisters and one brother.

Graveside service is set for 2 p.m., on Monday, April 1, 2013at the Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha. Bill Bradbury will officiate.

Services under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Anadarko.

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