Betty Jean Chamberlain, 71, of Stratford, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 o'clock in the morning on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at First United Methodist Church in Stratford with Damon Stalvey, pastor of the church officiating, assisted by Steve Ulrey, former pastor of the church. Interment will follow in Stratford Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Betty was born April 20, 1946 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Milford and Delores (Minson) Campbell. She married Roy Chamberlain (RJ), on October 21, 1967 and commenced to follow him across the country for the next 22 yrs during his military career. After his retirement they moved to Stratford to care for RJ's elderly parents. In 2012 Betty felt called to open the Community Closet thrift store in Stratford, where all proceeds go to better the community.
Betty was a lifetime member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Purple Heart honoring her father's purple heart military service award. She loved her family and her church. Betty was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Stratford. She collected anything Betty Boop and also enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls and crosses. Betty will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and a grandson; Daniel Chaffee.
Betty is survived by her husband Roy Chamberlain of the home; daughters: Tiffany and husband Bill Chaffee of Dallas, TX, and Shawn and husband Doug Wilson of Amarillo; grandchildren: William (Billy) Walker of Alameda, CA, Brandie Stewart of Amarillo, TX, Nick and Matthew Chaffee of Fort Worth, TX, Blake and Ariel Wilson of Amarillo, TX; great grandchildren: Azi White, Danell and Juliebug Walker of Alameda, CA, James Stewart of Amarillo, TX, Peyton and Aidn Chaffee of Fort Worth, TX and Bailer Wilson of Amarillo.
The family suggests memorials be made to First United Methodist Church Missionary Fund, 611 N Main St, Stratford, TX 79084 .