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Betty Beyer

Thursday, July 1, 2021
Betty Beyer

Betty Kathlene Moore Beyer, 77, of Abilene, formerly of Pampa and Brownwood, passed from this life on Monday, June 21, 2021, in Abilene.

Services were June 25 at 10am at Grace Lutheran Church of Brownwood, with Pastor Richard Mittelstadt officiating. A graveside service followed at Fairview Cemetery in Grosvenor under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home in Early.

Betty was born April 17, 1944, to Ira Phillip Moore and Georgia Emma Riley Moore in Hamilton. Her early education was in Hamilton and Midland. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from McMurry University in Abilene, class of 1966.

Betty was a career educator, teaching and serving in administration for 36 years before retiring in 2001. She dedicated her life to service by volunteering with the hospital, Meals on Wheels, LWML and Texas Retired Teachers.

She married Byron Douglas Beyer Aug. 5, 1966, in Abilene. They were happily married for 44 years until his death in 2006.

She continued to live at Lake Brownwood for 10 years before meeting Tracy Critchfield. They married in 2017 and were very happy together for the last four years.

Survivors include a sister, Phyllis Walters and husband Alan of Boerne; sons Scott Beyer and wife Traci of Abilene and Jeff Beyer and wife Angie of Burnet; four grandchildren, Cody Beyer of San Diego, USMC, Kinley Beyer of Burnet and Emmalee Beyer and Zachary Beyer, both of Abilene.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials can be made to Grace Lutheran Church of Brownwood or to a charity of your choice.