Betty Wilson

Obituary of Betty Louise Wilson

Betty Louise Wilson, age 86 passed away on February 9, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She was born in Rolla, Missouri on June 1, 1932 to Ralph and Hannah (Leek) Carroll. Attended school in Rolla, Missouri for 11 years. Her parents died when she was quite young, her grandmother Lily Leek raised her until she passed away in 1949. In 1950, she moved to Texas to live with her sister Lillie Ann Krath. Graduated from Pampa High School in Pampa, TX in 1950. She married Glen C. Wilson of Rolla, Missouri on Jan. 31, 1954. They moved to Seattle, WA. Had 3 children; Randall, Pamela, and Brian. In 1967, they moved to Yakima. Worked for C&H Hardware as assistant book-keeper for 12 years. She and her late husband, Glen, spent seven winters in Alamo, Texas after they retired.


She is survived by her 2 children, Randall Wilson and Pamela Lucas both of Yakima. She is also survived by her 6 grand-daughters Tara (Bacilio) Altamirano of Toppenish, Krista (Sam) Bennett of Moses Lake, Stephanie Graham of Yakima, Andrea (Randy) Newkirk of Yakima, Ashley (Manuel) Castaneda of Seattle, Whitney (Ross) Wilson of Yakima. Also survived by 14 much loved great-grand children; Adriana, Alexa, Alex, Addison, Jennifer, Kamiya, William, Amiyah, Isaiah, Noah, Aubree, Elijah, Easton, Jamari and 1 great-great-grandson Giovanni. She is survived by much loved in laws Jack (Pat) Wilson of Ozark, Missouri and Clara Carroll, Many nieces and nephews & many friends.


She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Glen of 55 years, her son Brian, her parents, grand-parents, 3 sisters Lillie, Phyllis, and Laura and 1 brother Jimmy, in laws Coy and Edna Wilson, Richard and Edna Parker, Marge Underwood, and many friends and family.


Public Visitation will take place Monday February 18, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Funeral Services to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Shaw and Sons 201 n 2nd St. Yakima WA 98901. Please visit to leave condolences.


Burial will take place Monday February 25, 2019 at Tahoma National Cemetery