Betty  Chancellor

November 21, 1928 ~ October 7, 2022

Born in: Goodman, MO

Our Mother Betty Charline Chancellor entered into rest Friday October 7, 2022 after a long and full life.

Betty was born November 21, 1928 and raised in Goodman Missouri where she was the youngest of 3 girls. She enjoyed life in a small town with her friends and family. She married James Leonard Chancellor, also of Goodman MO, and together they had 5 children. Jim’s work took them to many great cities and family adventures. After retirement she and Jim settled into retirement in the Florida panhandle and North Carolina. Betty loved flowers and was the President of the local flower club in Florida where Jim supported her in this passion. After her husband’s passing, she lived at home with her Texas family while traveling and visiting her other children and grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother Charles W and Fannie (Noel) Williams, Sister Mariellen Williams Prickett, Sister Mildred Williams Greig, Daughter Janice Sue Chancellor, and her husband of 61 years James L Chancellor.

She is survived by
Children: Charles Chapman Chancellor and his wife Beverly, Lynda Chancellor Smith and her husband Vernon, James Leonard Chancellor Jr and his wife Judy, Cindy Chancellor Dyer and her husband Malcolm.

Grandchildren: Michael Chapman Smith, Charles Chapman Chancellor Jr., Bryan Scott Smith, Wesley Scott Chancellor, Stephanie Ann Chancellor, Andrew James Chancellor, Emma Chancellor Dyer, Ethan James Dyer.

Great grandchildren: Ava Dawn Chancellor, Avery Morgan Smith, Wyatt Chapman Smith, Evelyn Jean Chancellor, Cree Christina Chancellor

Her brother-in-law Arthur Chancellor and sister-in-law Pat Upchurch and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life Service will be held October 20, 2022 at 4:00pm at First United Methodist Church Richardson, 503 N US 75-Central Expressway, Richardson TX 75080.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the American Heart Association (click here to donate) or the American Diabetes Association (click here to donate).

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  1. Betty was the sweetest person. She was so fortunate to live a long life with her loving family by her side. I was fortunate to know her and Jim and have them in my life. God bless you Betty and may you Rest In Peace.

  2. CandleImageIt was a privilege to have known this lovely lady for over 44 years. She and her husband Jim were a true love story. I loved to hear her story of how they met and married over and over. Such devotion. As they say “you don’t see this kind of devotion very much”. I know your family will miss you but be comforted that are with your beloved husband and daughter. May God Bless You Always. Elaine.

  3. A wonderful lady. Kind, sweet and loving. Betty was wise beyond her years and a strong devoted wife and Mother. I especially appreciate the fact that she was instrumental in Lynda’s and my budding relationship.

    Rest in Peace sweet lady. 🙏🙏🙏

  4. CandleImageAunt Betty was a very special lady, and a wonderful role model for her family.
    She will be missed!!

  5. I had the honor and privilege of knowing Betty for the past 12+ years when my daughter married her grandson, Chap. (who I adore). We were fortunate to spend many holidays and special occasions together. She was always so sweet and gracious, even as her mobility became more difficult, and the duration of her visits were shorter. I only wish I had known her sooner-her life story is so beautiful. Rest in peace, and God bless all who knew and loved her.

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