Funeral services for Bettie Jean "Ms. Bettie" Lockwood Gautney will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be Rev. Jim Crain. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Ms. Bettie was born August 3, 1932 in Florien and entered into rest April 30, 2013 in Minden. She was a florist and owner of Minden Floral in Minden.
Her husband, Joe C. Gautney and son, Dennis Brantley preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, Stephen Brantley and wife, Jeanne McCaleb of Mansfield, Jeffery Brantley and wife, Debra of Minden, Mark Brantley and wife, Pam of Minden and Paul Brantley and wife, Terri of Minden; daughters, Denise Stevens and husband, Randy of Lafayette, Indiana and Pam Schurman and husband, Rankin of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; sisters, Jan Coker and husband, Bill of Stonewall, Mary Singletary and husband, Jimmy of Stonewall and Bonita Coker and husband, Wendal of Stonewall; brothers, Charles Lockwood and wife, Shirley of Stonewall and Bobby Lockwood of Converse; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tyler Brantley, Chris Brantley, Ben Schurman, Jacob Schurman, Brandon Stevens and Allen Hightower.