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Betty Z. Grimm

November 22, 1926 ~ May 11, 2020

Betty Zoe Waters was born November 22, 1926 in Davenport, OK and departed this life on May 11, 2020 at the Homestead Assisted Living in Wellington, KS. She was 93 years old.

Betty, the daughter of Alfred Parks and Mildred Leona (Townsley) Waters.

Betty attended school in Davenport, OK, graduating in 1944. She married her high school sweetheart, Ronald (Mac) in December, 1946. They resided in California, Caldwell, KS., Kentucky, and Kingfisher, OK. To this union, a daughter Debbie and son Denny were born.

Betty was a remarkable Mom and homemaker. She worked for State Farm Insurance before having a long career in the People’s National Bank in Kingfisher, OK. After she retired, she moved back to Caldwell where she was very active in the United Methodist Church and the Senior Citizen’s Center.

Betty and Charles Grimm were united in marriage in 1984. They enjoyed traveling and spending time with family.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, 5 brothers, 3 sisters, her husband’s Mac and Charles, step-daughter Reta, and a great granddaughter Addison McDorman.

Betty is survived by her daughter Debbie (Mitch) Smith and son Denny (Terre)McDorman; grandchildren Jeff (Mendy)Smith, Jay Smith, Brian Smith, Darren (Keira) McDorman, Dana (Ryan) Krause, and Danny (Staci) McDorman. Great grandchildren Andrew, Ashlee, Rylee, Dylan, Kelby, Gracie, and Kinslie; sister, Anna Lou Swann; sister in laws Betty Waters, Darlene McDorman, and Lela Mae Baker. Many nieces and nephews and cousins. She also has special step daughters Anita and Charlene.

Following cremation, inurnment will be held in Chandler, Oklahoma.

Memorials may be made in Betty's name to the Caldwell United Methodist Church, the Caldwell Senior Citizens Center, or the Davenport Alumni Association in Davenport, Oklahoma.

Friends may register 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Wednesday - Friday.

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Dear McDorman family,

Cindy McDorman ... - 05/12/2020

Please accept our sincere sympathy on the loss of your matriarch. We all have fond memories of Betty from our youth. May all your memories help sustain you now and in the days ahead. God’s Blessings,

Darlene McDorman, Cindy & Dave Christiansen, Sheri & Jim Williams and Jay & Kimberly McDorman


Sorry to hear of your loss

Gordon and Jani... - 12/22/2020

We were sorry to hear of Betty's passing. She was always neat and orderly in her appearance and always had a calm presence. Charles and she spent many happy years together. She will be missed by her family. Reaching the age of 93 is an accomplishment. Best wishes to her family.



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