Betty Christian

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Betty Louise Christian, 88, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at the Forest Hills Care Center in Broken Arrow, Ok. Betty was born February 5, 1928 to Grant and Catherine (Pitts) Cline in Eureka Springs, AR. She graduated from Eureka Springs High School in 1946, graduated from Chillicothe Business College in Missouri.

She married Charles O. Christian on September 18, 1949 at the First Baptist Church in Eureka Springs, AR.

Betty worked in the banking industry for many years and retired as the business office manager of Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. She loved cooking. She was a strong, kind, and loving woman and she devoted her life to her family.

Betty is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Charles O. Christian; daughter, Catherine (Christian) Wysopal and her husband, George; son, Matt Christian and his wife, Katherine; grandchildren: Amanda Louise (Wysopal) Kester and her husband, Andy, Adam Wysopal, A.J. Wysopal, Allison Louise Christian, Grant Cline Christian; and great granddaughter, Hadley Kester.

A memorial ceremony will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Schaudt-Teel Funeral Service in Tulsa. Arrangements have been entrusted by the Schaudt-Teel Funeral Service in Tulsa, Oklahoma. www.tulsafuneral.com.