Bettie Oraine Anthony


Bettie Oraine Anthony, 69, of Payson, died Aug. 7, 2003. She was born Aug. 17, 1933 in Lynnville, Iowa.

Mrs. Anthony resided in multiple states in the western United States. She loved camping, the mountains and nature. She adored traveling throughout the U.S., and thought Maui, Hawaii the most beautiful place on earth. She was an avid bingo player.

She is survived by her husband, Clifford T. Anthony of Payson; daughter, Jodi (Neal) Slater of Scottsdale; son, Marc Anthony of Payson; grandson, Dayle Anthony of Payson; sisters, Phyllis Beierle of Carefree, Millie Van Soelen of Sully, Iowa, and Dot Zylstra of Lynnville, Iowa; brothers, Bob Lewis of Grinnel, Iowa, and Don Lewis of Riverside, Iowa; six grandchildren and 17 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, William Dean Lewis and Retha Mae Lewis.

No services are planned.

Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 5377, Phoenix, AZ 85010-5377.

Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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