Betty Louise Brewer

November 20, 1931 - March 7, 2019
Betty Louise Brewer

Bettie Louise Brewer of Riverton, Kansas passed from this life on Thursday March 7, 2019 at Quaker Hill Skilled Nursing in Lowell, Kansas, she was 87.

Bettie was born on November 20, 1931 to Vernon and Lola Mae (Cox) Hughey in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Bettie had been in the Riverton area since 1955. Bettie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Missouri Southern State University. She worked for Baxter Springs Hospital, Freeman Hospital and was Director of Nursing at Picher, OK Hospital. Bettie was an avid quilter. She loved to read, do crossword puzzles and shopping at fabric stores and Wal-Mart.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Bettie was united in marriage to Edward “Lee” Brewer on September 27, 1952 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He passed away August 15, 2002. Bettie is preceded in death her parents, a grandson David Brewer and 2 brothers Neal and Bobby Hughey.

Survivors include 2 sons Ed Brewer Jr. and wife Shirley, Charles Martin Brewer and wife Darla Kay, 1 daughter Verna Jean Beaty and husband Mike. 1 brother James Lynn Ball and wife Wanda. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
A memorial service is planned for 7:00 P.M. Wednesday March 13, 2019 at Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel in Baxter Springs, Kansas. A Visitation will be held before the service from 6-7 P.M. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ezra Ireland, Elijah Ireland, Aaron Cox, Chase Hunt, Braiden Ireland, and Christian Ireland. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are encouraged to Compassus Hospice. Online condolences can be made at

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