Betty L. Green

October 9, 1929 - January 6, 2020
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Betty L. Green, age 90 of Galena, passed away at 10:08 PM on January 6, 2019 at Freeman West Hospital of Joplin, MO. Betty was born in Thayer, KS on October 9, 1929 to the union of Commodore Stangle and Dollie (Stringer) Stangle. She was united in marriage with Stanley L. Green on March 30, 1946 in Oswego, KS.

Betty worked as a cook at several area cafes including High Wind’s, and also worked as a cook at the Galena Manor Nursing Home. She was a member of the Galena Assembly of God Church, and in her free time, enjoyed reading her Bible, crocheting, cooking, and helping others.

Betty is survived by three sons, Terry D. Green of Galena, Tony Green (girlfriend, Diane Morrill) of Galena, and Dusty Green (wife, Barbara) of Baxter Springs; two sisters-in-law, Marilyn Tedlock of Hallowell, KS, and Shirley McCleary of Miami, OK; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Danny Green; one grandson, Zachery Green; as well as two brothers and four sisters.

A graveside service will be held at Oswego Cemetery at 12:00 PM on January 10, 2020. Visitation will take place at 10:00 AM on the day of the service, and will end when we dismiss to the funeral procession. Online condolences may be expressed at

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