Betty Jean Meldrum
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Betty Jean Meldrum
  • July 8, 1936 - December 16, 2017
  • Midland, Texas

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Betty Jean Meldrum, 81, of Midland passed away December 16, 2017. She was born to Arvid and Jewel Christopher on July 8, 1936 in Conran, Missouri.

She and the love of her life, Jack Lewis Meldrum, were married May 16, 1953 in Sikeston, Missouri and were blessed with their son Stephen Lewis. They moved to Midland in 1958 and were blessed with their daughter Vicki Lynn.

Betty's talent was her ability to make others' sewing handiworks into beautiful finished decorating accents or memorable keepsakes. She was especially talented in the creation of pillows and the finished product of needle point and holiday dcor. She loved flowers and worked diligently in her flower beds creating her back yard heaven on earth where she sat for many hours bird watching. Betty was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her husband Jack Meldrum; children, Steve Meldrum and wife RoyceAnn of Midland and Vicki Dorsey and husband Paul of Midland; grandchildren, Carlton Finley and wife Yue of La Conner, Washington, Kim Kelso and husband Todd of Midland, and Terri King of Midland and great grandchildren, Colten Kelso, Conner Kelso, Ryker King and Rylee King all of Midland.

She is also survived by siblings, Bernice Fitts of Sikeston, Missouri, Fran Streun of Burnet, Texas and Terry Christopher and wife Shirley of Oklahoma, Sondra Henry and husband Bob of Jonesburg, Missouri, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Solid Rock Fellowship Out West at 4601 Interstate 20, Midland, Texas 79703 on Wednesday, December 20 at 4:00 pm.