BETTY LOU MELTON YOUNG, 72, passed away Sept. 20,
2009 in Amarillo, TX, with burial in Alameda Cemetery
near Ranger, TX.
Betty was born on Dec. 28, 1936 in Gorman, TX. She
attended high school in Grand Prairie and graduated from
Ranger High School. While attending Ranger Jr. College,
she was a member of the Rangeranns drill team. In July of
1978, she married Joe Morris Young (RHS-1955) and they
resided in Amarillo for most of their married life. She
was a member of the Hillside Christian Church. Betty's
passion in life was interior decorating. She worked tire-
lessly to create showcase homes, admired by all and it
was her endeavor to create a home to be enjoyed by all
during family get-togethers. She loved her family and
treasured the times she was able to spend with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy and
Morris Underwood, and Curtis Melton.
Survivors include her husband, Joe; a daughter, Debbie
Dunson and husband Daniel of Stephenville; a son Robert
Justice and fiancee Laurie Loudamy of Coppell; grandson,
Stephen Christian of Stephenville; & sister Nelda Hagaman
(RHS-1959) & husband John Hagaman (RHS-1957) of Charlevoix,
MI, and their two children and spouses, Laura and Doug
Hampton and Les and Jane Hagaman, both of Michigan.