The Ottumwa Courier


June 17, 2014

Betty Fuller

BLOOMFIELD — Betty Jean Fuller, 83, of 10163 Lupine Trail, died June 15, 2014, at the home of her daughter, where she resided.

She was born December 22, 1930, in Glendale, California, to Royce and Nellie Elizabeth Young Babcock. She married Alfred Fuller on June 21, 1969. He preceded her in death on February 20, 2002. Alfred brought seven children to their marriage, and Betty brought five children to their marriage.

A graduate of North High School, Betty was a full-time mother and caregiver. She was a school bus driver for Davis County for three years.

Betty was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ on April 15, 1946.

Surviving are her children, Janice (Ken) Smith of Olathe, Kansas, Rick Hines and Dave Hines, both of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Timothy Hines of Arizona, Jeff Lamm of Des Moines, Reggie Fuller of Mystic, Doug Fuller of Orlando, Florida, Debbie (Tom) Saner of Ottumwa, Carla Heisdorffer of Bloomfield, Ted (Tina) Fuller of Gladstone, Missouri, and Greg Fuller of Denver, Colorado; 23 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard (Jeri) Babcock of Des Moines and Lorence (Lupe) Babcock of Ankeny; a sister, Donna (Larry) Anderson of Des Moines.

She was preceded in death by a son, Terry Fuller; three brothers, Marion, Jerry and Gary Babcock.

Her body has been cremated.

Visitation with the family present will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ottumwa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with Brother Jubal Beck officiating.

Memorials may be made to Ottumwa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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