An amazing woman has left this world. Betty Stathos, 82, of Greeley, CO passed away on July 24, 2019.
Betty was born in Indianapolis, IN on April 4, 1937 to Leceister and Margaret Reese. She graduated from Orange High School in 1954 and continued on to complete another year of education at the local community college.
Betty married Orville Russell February 22, 1958. They had two children together, Jonathan and Susan Russell. After divorcing, Betty met and married the love of her life, Floyd Stathos. They spent a happy twelve years together before Floyd preceded Betty in death.
She worked as an Office Administrator and Secretary for the First Assembly of God Church in
Bakersfield, CA for twenty-nine years. She enjoyed singing, painting, gardening, traveling and reading.
Betty is survived by her son, Jonathan Russell of San Jose, CA; daughter, Susan Russell Andrews and husband Mark of Eaton, CO; Special family members, Steve, Denise and Brandon Russell of Hesperia, CA, Melissa Burkart of Yucca Valley, CA; brother, James Reese of Orange, CA; sisters, Margaret Hilliard and Karen Banks of Bakersfield; and several nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. August 10, 2019 at Adamson. Betty’s son, Jonathan Russell will officiate the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the “Salvation Army” in care of Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80634.
Condolences may be shared with the family at AdamsonCares.com