Betty Blackwelder

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Betty Blackwelder

October 21, 1932 - November 06, 2018

Betty Joan Blackwelder passed away, Tuesday, November 6, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.
Betty Joan Blackwelder was born in Snyder, Oklahoma on October 21, 1932 to James and Dortha Barnett. Joan graduated from Snyder High School. She met the love of her life, Cliff Blackwelder, while attending Cameron Junior College in Lawton, Oklahoma. Cliff and Joan started their life together in Stillwater as Cliff finished his degree at Oklahoma A & M. Over the years, they lived in Odessa, Monahans, Andrews, Richardson, Houston and Conroe, Texas as well as Lawton and Tulsa, OK.
Joan never met a stranger and was fortunate to have dear friends every place they lived. Upon retirement, Cliff and Joan returned to Stillwater to be close to family and their beloved Cowboys.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years; her children, Jill Blackwelder, Jim and Nancy Blackwelder, Gay Washington and Terry Miller; grandchildren, John and Amy Blackwelder, Jason and Tiffany Blackwelder, Tim Washington, Philip and Brenton Washington.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the First Christian Church, in Stillwater, OK. or to the Humane Society.
Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.
Published on November 7, 2018
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Susann Box
Nov 08, 2018
My family would like to express our deepest sympathy. Joan loved taking care of everyone. Having family and friends around was just so special to her. She had a great sense of humor, and will be missed.