Elizabeth Laverne CHISUM
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Elizabeth Laverne CHISUM
  • November 12, 1927 - December 8, 2017
  • Lubbock, Texas

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Elizabeth "Betty" L. Chisum, 90, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017.
She was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on November 12, 1927 to the late William Claude Whittemore and Anna Lea Noell. Betty graduated from Mt. Air High School.

She was married to William "Billy" M. Chisum on December 28, 1946. He preceded her in death in 1999.
Betty worked as a church secretary at Tabernacle Baptist Church for 18 years. She was a member there for 55 years, and had a passion for serving the Lord by helping widow women with transportation needs to doctor appointments and the grocery store. She kept weekly contact with them. She also enjoyed playing the piano (old hymns), sewing, gardening, reading her Bible, and Christian novels. Betty also taught Sunday school for many years.

She is survived by her children, Claudia and Robert Lueb, Ken Chisum, Dennis and Blanche Chisum, and Judy and Jeff Brunner, 8 grandsons, a granddaughter, 10 great grandchildren, and a great great grandchild.

Betty is preceded in death by her siblings, Hazel Davis, Carl Whittemore, and Noell Whittemore.

Online condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com.