TULSA, Okla.-A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Cheney Witt Chapel in Fort Scott, Kan. for Betty Jean Fetterly, 84, Tulsa, who died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the University Plaza Nursing Home in Tulsa. Rev. Chuck Russell will officiate. The body was cremated. Burial will be in the U.S. National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project and may be left in care of Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701.
Condolences may be left at www.cheneywitt.com.
Survivors include two daughters, Dawn Garrett and husband Larry, Jasper, Mo. and Lesa Perkins and husband Billy, Broken Arrow; seven grandchildren, Jessica (Bohlken) and Joey Amico, Hawaii, Travis Garrett, Jasper, Mo., Anthony and Karlee Garrett, Lamar, Mo., Max Bohlken, Tulsa, Wade Johnson, San Diego, Calif. and Joseph Garrett and Ashley Garrett, Jasper, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, in 2012, and a brother, John Noggle.
Mrs. Fetterly was born July 30, 1929, in Blue Mound, Kan., to Edward and Blanche (Powell) Noggle. She was a graduate of Fulton High School, Fort Scott Community College and Pittsburg State University College of Education. She married Donald D. Fetterly on June 7, 1951, in Fort Scott, Kan. The couple lived and reared their family in Devon, Kan., until they moved to Lamar, Mo.
Mrs. Fetterly began her teaching career in a one room school house until the county consolidated and then she taught first through fourth grade at Eugene Ware Elementary School until her retirement. She loved to teach and enjoyed her students. After she retired, she and her husband enjoyed traveling and going to the casino. They had a full life together and enjoyed it tremendously.