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Betty Lou O’Keefe

03/15/1932 - 06/26/2016

Betty Lou O’Keefe, 84, passed away June 26, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born March 15, 1932 in Logan, West Virginia.

Betty is survived by her daughter Donna Kielland, her son-in-law Jorgen Kielland, and her son Stephen Roger Burgess Sr. She is also survived by four grandchildren: Steve Martin, Jennifer Martin, Stephen Burgess Jr., Thresa Burgess, and four great-grandchildren: Dillon Dorsey, Finn E. Martin-Faeroy, Olivia Burgess, Stephen Burgess III.

Betty was loved by all she met and she will be remembered for her greeting, “Praise the Lord,” by everyone she knew!

A private interment will be held at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona.



  • I feel very fortunate to have gotten to take of Betty during her last several months. She taught me a lot. I loved her with my whole heart and miss her awful. I know your in peace now Betty, God bless you.

  • stephen burgess sr.

    my mom and my best friend you will forever be on my mind and in my heart may you rest in peace and forever be with the lord i love you mom

  • Jennifer Martin

    I love you Grams! I look forward to seeing you on the other side.
    Thank you for being there and for all the good advice. I Will remember.

  • Elaine Pickens

    My prayers are with Betty’s family. She was a lovely lady. May she rest in peace and delight in the Light of the Lord. God Bless.

  • Connie Bouchier

    She was loved by many and will be missed by all.

  • Dave and Cheryl Pruett

    We are so sorry for your loss. We loved Betty she was a sweet and kind. We will forever hold her in our hearts. I know she was very proud of her family. She is surely in Heaven !! God bless all of you!!

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