Betty Lou Amerson 1930-2019

Betty Lou Amerson, 89, passed away peacefully in Las Vegas, NF, on Monday, April 29, 2019. She was born on April 24 1930, in Meadville, Missouri, to Ernest Truman Sloneker and Ada Margaret Cunningham. She had two sisters, Thelma Carson and Evelyn Endorf. Betty married Thomas Henry Amerson on September 10, 1949 and they lived in Phoenix, Arizona. She was a dedicated wife, homemaker, mother, and grand-mother, sister and aunt. She had a green thumb and for years she grew a beautiful rose garden. Tom and Betty moved to Payson, Arizona in 1989 and lived there in the house they built until she left there in 2013. She generously shared her musical talents with those she attended church with by playing the piano and the organ.

Betty was survived by her daughter Gloria (James) McCullar; her son Alan (Lynn) Amerson; grandchildren Christine and Sean Shelby, Jessi and Scott Wilson, Jennifer and Leslie Aust, and Ron Amerson; great-grand-children Gregory Aust, Kevin Baxter, Waylon Wilson, Cassandra Aust, Austin Shelby, Lucinda Wilson, Andrew Shelby, J.T. Shelby; and her sister Thelma Carson.

She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Henry Amerson; her parents, Ernest and Ada Sloneker; and her sister Evelyn Endorf.

A service will be held at a later date. We would like to give considerable thanks to the staff of Pacifica, and Brighton Hospice.

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