Betty Jane Teeter Adams, 88, of Payette, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 in Payette. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 3rd at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Payette followed by a reception at the Scotch Pines Golf Course. Services are under the direction of Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, Payette. Condolences may be made to Betty's family at www.shaffer-jensenchapel.com.
Betty was born in Meridian, ID to Walter Lloyd Teeter and Nancy Davidson Teeter on March 18, 1923. She lived in Meridian, graduated from Meridian High School and worked in Boise as a telephone operator during WWII. Betty married Elden Adams in 1943. After WWII, Betty and Elden farmed in Meridian until they moved to Payette in 1951. Betty's passion in life was her family – Elden; her children, Kay Carlson (Bob) in Seattle, Terry Adams (Darlene) in Ontario, and Coleen Hodson (Steve) in Boise; grandchildren Steve Carlson (Melissa), Ted Carlson (Suzanne) and great grandchildren, Ryan, David, Trevor, Kyla and Jill Carlson.
A huge thank you to all Betty's good friends and family members who prayed with her, brought her good books, delicious deserts and told her funny stories. Also, kudos to the special people at Royal Villa Assisted Living for the love and care they provided to Betty over the past few years.
She was predeceased by her husband Elden in 2008 and by two brothers and two sisters, Raymond, Robert, Ethel Voorhees and Dorothy Teeter.
Memorial donations may be made to your favorite charity, c/o Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, P.O. Box 730, Payette, ID 83661, or do something extra nice for someone special in your life – Betty would like that!