Betty Francis Burge Obituary

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 06:52

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Betty Francis Burge of Howe, Oklahoma was born April 23, 1938 in Jasper, Texas to E. L. and Mamie (Westbrook) Cooper and passed away on May 27, 2019 in Heavener, Oklahoma at the age of 81.


She is survived by:

One daughter:
Sharon Burge of Howe, Oklahoma

Two grandchildren:
Lana Barron
Justin Barron and wife Kim

Three great-grandchildren:
Sunni Piersant, Brayson Forehand, Kaselyn Barron, and Cooper Barron

One sister-in-law:
Mae Cooper

One brother-in-law:
J.S. Risinger

Nieces and Nephews:
Ann Dilday, Janna Johnson, David Risinger, and Glenda Champagne

A lifelong friend:
Elsie Fillyaw

A close friend:
Sue Edmund

Several great-nieces and great-nephews, other loved ones, and dear friends


She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alton Carl Burge; one step-son, James Burge; a sister, Dorothy Risinger; and a brother, E.A. Cooper.


Betty was a long-time resident of the area and a retired Loan Officer for Jasper Federal Savings & Loan Company.


She was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Howe.


She loved spending time with her family and friends. Betty will be missed by many whom loved and knew her.


Memorial service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Howe, Oklahoma with Brother Larry Stacy officiating.


Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.


To sign Betty’s online guestbook please visit



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