Jan. 16, 1931 - Dec. 20, 2012
Born January 16, 1931, in Klamath Falls, Oregon, the daughter of Garnet and Elsie M. Stiles Worrell. She passed away on December 20, 2012. Betty resided at Ashley Manor, of Madras, OR, for several years before passing away. Betty was a long time resident of Redmond, OR, where she met and married her first husband, Ralph V. Wilson, where they raised their nine children. Then later she met her longtime boyfriend, Cecil R. Dunigan, before moving to Bremerton, WA. She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Alta, first husband, Ralph V. Wilson and her longtime boyfriend, Cecil R. Dunigan and an oldest son, Steve A. Wilson of Redmond. Betty was a home maker, millworker for Coin Millwork, sometimes a bartender for many years at Pastime Tavern in Redmond, most of all a good mother and grandmother. She liked playing cards, dancing and singing. She loved having her kids and grandkids around to just visit and do things with them whenever she had the time.
She is survived by a brother, Danny Knutson, of Lebanon OR, and sister, Pauline Gessner Dean, of Post Falls, Idaho; five daughters, Verna Cox, of Crooked River Ranch, Donna Nelson of Terrebonne, Linda Hewitt, Bonnie Krueger and Paula Brosy all of Redmond; three sons, Jesse Wilson of Prineville, Leroy and Ralph Wilson Jr. of Redmond; and several grandchildren and several great- grandchildren.
There was a viewing at Redmond Memorial Chapel, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 p.m., followed by a graveside service at Redmond Memorial Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, December 24, 2012. Please sign our online guestbook www.redmondmemorial.com.