Betty Louise Fagan, resident of Stillwater, Oklahoma, passed away in Stillwater on April 12th, 2020. She was 87. Graveside services were held Saturday April 18, 2020 for family. There will be a celebration of life to be determined at a later date.
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Betty was born to Roy and Emma (Graham) Ham on January 16th, 1933, in a private home west of Stillwater. She was the first of four daughters. Annita Eades, Sue Estes and Carolyn Murray. Betty resided in her early years on her father’s dairy farm west of Stillwater. Betty’s early education was at a community school (Cottonwood) and later Stillwater High School.
Betty was employed at Arlie Tomlinson Insurance, Payne County Assessors office and OSU business. She loved the challenge each job brought and was especially proud of her accomplishments at OSU. She worked in the business sector until her retirement in 1998. Upon retirement she and her husband Richard Fagan traveled with Good Sams RV group. They both loved the life of travel and meeting new people. They “wintered” in Arizona/California for several seasons.
She married Richard Fagan on March 11, 1950 in Stillwater, OK. They have five children, Beverly Gilbertson (Leslie), Rick Fagan (Beverly Helen), Kelly Fagan (Sandy), Shawn Fagan (Michele)and Daren Fagan(Kate). Betty was a dedicated wife and mother. Betty was blessed with a large family, 5 children, 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Sister Carolyn Murray. Many nieces and nephews loved her. Many family gatherings included a favorite game of “pitch” which Betty excelled at.
Betty was preceded in death by the love of her life and husband, Richard Fagan; her parents Roy and Emma Ham; sisters, Annita Eades and Sue Estes; Granddaughter Lauren Helen Fagan; Niece Marsha Patterson.
We plan a Celebration of Life for Betty at Cottonwood Community west of Stillwater at such a time that is safe for people to travel from out of state. Hopefully this summer or fall. A notice will be posted in the Newspress.