Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Betty Speary

   Betty K. Speary, 81, of Gladwin passed away April 12, 2007 at her home after a long illness. She was born September 11, 1925 in Filbert, West Virginia to Fred and Cora (Hill) Curley.

   Betty was a homemaker and a custodian for the Beaverton Schools where she retired after 15 years of service. She moved to Gladwin in 1946 from West Virginia.

   She married Clarence Robert Speary on February 10, 1947 in Standish, Michigan. He predeceased her in 1999.

   She is survived by her 7 daughters, Linda (Joe) Myers of Tampa, FL, Evelyn (George) Govitz, Lee Hawkins and Rebecca Clayton all of Gladwin, Nancy (Jim) Reaves of Flint, Betty (Bob) Lions of Gladwin, Brenda Wood of St Helen; her son Robert (Lisa) Speary of Gladwin; 24 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

   She was predeceased by her husband; great-grandchild, Justin; brother, Denton Curley; and her sisters, Bernice and Gertrude.

   Funeral services were held on Monday, April 16 at Hall- Kokotovich Funeral Home in Gladwin with Daniel Sykes officiating. Burial took place at Midland Memorial Garden in Midland.

   Memorial contributions can be made to Gladwin Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness.

Personal Information
Death Date
Burial/Final Location
Midland Memorial Gardens, Midland, MI
Publication Information
Pub. Date
Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:A2 C:?
Transcription Information
Transcribed by
Source Media
September 2009
Bob Frei
Use your browser's BACK button to return or go to Obituaries Main Page
You may also want visit Beaverton Historical Society or Gladwin County Historical Society

This transcription is copyright 2009 by the transcriber. Private use is permitted,
but republication may be only with written permission of the transcriber.
Posted by Bob Frei with the assistance of Jeff Naugle