Betty Jane Crose

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Betty Jane Crose, 85, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. She was born April 17, 1926, in Topeka, Kan., to Ira White Sr. and Virginia Mae Bixby White. She married Jack Crose on Sept. 4, 1943, in Holton, Kan., and he preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1999.

Betty grew up in Topeka, Kan., and graduated from high school there. She and her husband came to Nevada in 1990 to manage the Boys' Bar-H Ranch. She also worked for a time at the Nevada skating rink. Betty was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary No. 385 in Independence, Mo.

Survivors include one granddaughter, Kellie Crawford, Joplin, Mo.; one grandson, Kevin Crawford, Nevada; great-grandchildren, Krystal Crawford Gibson and her husband, Lukas, Nevada, Kyle Crawford, Joplin, Mo., and Khristopher Crawford, Nevada; and three great-great-grandchildren, Shania, Scott and Lane. In addition to her husband, Jack, she was preceded in death by one son, Jackie Paul Crose; and most recently her daughter, Pauline Crawford on Feb. 23, 2011.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 13, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. Terry Mosher officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

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