Betty Louise Casey, age 80, of Shawnee, passed away Saturday, Aug.11, 2018, in Shawnee.

Betty Louise Casey, age 80, of Shawnee, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Shawnee.

She was born April 1, 1938, in Nashville, Tennessee, to Charles Cletus and Onie Mae (Blankenship) Hayes.

Betty was raised in Seminole. She was a lifelong Seminole and Shawnee area resident. Betty graduated from Seminole High School with the class of 1956. She then attended Tulsa Business School.

Betty was an in home caregiver for many years.

She enjoyed sewing and loved taking her grandchildren shopping and to the movies.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Linda Rhodes; and brothers, John Hayes, Nick Hayes, Cotton Hayes and Clyde Hayes.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Serina Brown; grandchildren, Falisa and Chrystal Alexander; great-grandchildren, Aaliyah, Joseph and Averie; favorite nieces, Angela and Shannon Tooley of Stinnett, Texas, and Lisa and Marcus Llanusa of Norman; and her cat, “Kittie.”

A celebration of life service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at Shawnee Community Center, 804 South Park, Shawnee. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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