Bette J. Newell, 91, of Shawnee, died Tuesday, April 9, 2018, at her home.

Bette Jean Newell passed to a better life on April 9, 2018.

Bette was born on April 9, 1927, to Edwin F. Mallory and Dorothy Mallory, in Shawnee.

On March 17, 1946, she married Richard C. Newell in Shawnee. To this union two children were born: Richard C. Newell Jr. and Rhonda Jean Newell (deceased). 
Those that preceded her were her husband, Richard C. Newell Sr., daughter, Rhonda Newell, stepfather and mother, Carl McGinnis and Dorothye, two brothers and one sister, also four brothers-in-Iaw and three sisters-in-Iaw.

Survivors are son Richard C. Newell and wife Charlott Kay, granddaughter Sue 
Anna (Susie) Roberts and spouse Kevin Roberts, great-grandsons Tony Newell, and Alex Ferrell, and his two daughters, Dale and Sherrie Tipken, Ryan and Sommer Yancey, all of Shawnee. Also surviving are Raymond Newell and wife Pat of Seminole, plus many nieces, nephews and friends.

Bette was a member of the Seminole Church of Christ and Thompson Heights Church of Christ, Shawnee. For several years Bette was a member of the Seminole County Extension Club, and was a volunteer of Heartland Homehealth 
and Hospice.

The family wishes to thank Heartland for all the care provided for Bette. 
Services will be 2 p.m., Friday, April 13, at Walker Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park with Terry Newell and Ray Newell officiating.