Breckenridge - Betty Batek, 69, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at her residence. Funeral service with Rev. Don Bearden officiating will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013 at the Bethany Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Caddo Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6-7 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.
Betty Sue Bailes was born on April 21, 1944, in Monroe, La. to Curtis Bailes and Mary Patton Bailes.
She married Johnnie Batek on May 7, 1993, in Breckenridge. She was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church. Betty enjoyed gardening and loved flowers, especially roses.
Survivors include, her husband, Johnnie Batek of Breckenridge; daughters: Cathy Horton of Breckenridge, Lori Raymond and husband, Michael of Breckenridge, Karen Morris of Loraine, and Sirena Otts and husband, Kelsey of Breckenridge; sons: Charles Lindsey of Colorado City, Charley Lindsey and wife, Dawn of Little Rock, Ark., and Clifton Lindsey of Breckenridge; sisters: Jewel Harding of Albany and Jeannie Mull of Midland; brother, Curtis Bailes of Austin; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
The family invites friends to leave a condolence or share a memory of Betty in the online guestbook at