Betty Lee James Stovall
September 8, 1929 – December 21, 2013
Betty Lee Stovall of Hearne passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, December 21, 2013, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be at 1:00pm Friday, December 27 at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home, services will follow at 2:00 pm, with Gary Roe from Hospice Brazos Valley officiating. Interment will follow at Norwood Cemetery.
Betty was born September 8, 1929 in Chilton, TX to Lonnie F. and Lucille James. She was married for 66 years to her high school sweetheart and love of her life Robert M. “Bob” Stovall and settled in Hearne, TX to raise her family. Betty was a devoted mother and grandmother who put family above all else.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents and grandson James Bradley Stovall.
She is survived by her husband Bob, her sons R. Michael Stovall, James S. Stovall and wife Patricia, and her daughter Robbie and husband James W. Brown, her granddaughter Kimberly and husband Paul Shipper (their children Colton, Jacob, and Kylee) and grandsons James W. Brown, Jr and Robert Lee Brown. She is also survived by her sister and brother Carole Patton and Lonnie F. James, Jr., and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons Win and Bob Brown, Roy Matthews, Bobby Fleming, John Paschall, and Richard Ellison. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Anderson, Harold Gassen, Kevin Gassen, Joey Gallagher, and Justin Frieda.
In lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to Hospice Brazos Valley.