Betty Noel McGee, 93, passed away peacefully following a very brief illness on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 19th at 800 W. Chandler Heights Boulevard in Chandler, Arizona at 11 a.m.
She was born June 20, 1922 in Fruitland, New Mexico to Hamilton Bridger Noel and Eva Foutz Noel. Betty married Clifton Ferron McGee on June 3, 1940 in Gallup, New Mexico.
She was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities, including 20 years of service in the Mesa Arizona Temple. Betty constantly focused on self-improvement. She enjoyed reading many types of books, taking art classes, writing notebooks full of her powerful positive thinking and motivating thoughts. She loved to play her organ, dance, play cards and bingo and to shop. She was always in fashion from head to toe. She created a warm and loving home and her family loved her cherry pies and homemade Christmas candies. Betty extended her love to all she came in contact with.
Survivors include her four children: Ferron (Dorothy) of Gold Canyon, Bruce (Marlene) of Mesa, Beverlee (John) Kay of Snowflake and Ron (Nanette) of Holbrook; 18 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 72 years, her parents and siblings: Edmund Noel, Joy Noel, Clara Atwood. She is survived by a brother Leland Noel in Farmington, New Mexico.
Funeral arrangements by Bunker’s University Chapel.