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Betty Rae LOWELL

Female 1935 - 2011  (76 years)


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  • Name Betty Rae LOWELL 
    Born 8 Sep 1935  Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Oct 2011  Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Engagement Announcement, Dallas Morning News (Dallas, Texas) Sunday, January 16, 1955:
      "Betty Lowell Engaged to William Copeland
      J. R. Lowell Jr. of Denver, Colo. has announced the engagement of his daughter, Miss Betty Rae Lowell of Beaumont, to William Rand Copeland, son of Mr. and Mrs. David P. Copeland, 4808 Mellissa Lane.
      The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. Lowell and the late Mrs. Martin Johnson of Beaumont.
      The couple will be married March 1 in Denver.
      Miss Lowell is a sophomore student at SMU and a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
      Mr. Copeland will be a January graduate of SMU and is a former student of Webb School for Boys in Bell Buckle, Tenn. His fraternity is Sigma Alpha Epsilon."

      Wedding Announcement, Dallas Morning News (Dallas, Texas) Wednesday, March 2, 1955:
      "Betty Rae Lowell Exchanges Vows With William Copeland
      The marriage of Miss Betty Rae Lowell of Beaumont and William Rand Copeland took place at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Waren Methodist Church in Denver, Colo.
      The Rev. Lowell Swan officiated.
      Parents of the bridal couple are John Raymond Lowell Jr. of Denver and Mr. and Mrs. David P. Copeland, 4808 Melissa Lane.
      The bride attended Southern Methodist University where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. Mr. Copeland attended Webb School for Boys in Bell Buckle, Tenn., and was graduated from SMU, where his fraternity was Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
      Mr. Lowell gave his daughter in marriage. She wore an original ballerina-length gown of French hand-clipped lace and nylon tulle in ice blue. The fitted lace jacket with Victorian neckline covered a bodice trimmed in iridescent sequins. The bouffant skirt was designed with lace panels and worn over taffeta. A tiara of bugle beads and pearls held her fingertip length veil of illusion. She carried a bridal arrangement of white orchids and lilies of the valley.
      Mr. Copeland served his son as best man and Miss Diane McWilliams of Del Rio was maid of honor.
      A reception was held at the Lowell home, after which the couple left on a trip to Coloado Springs and Aspen.
      They will make their home at 6641 West Northwest Highway."

      Texas Divorce Index:
      Name: Betty R. Copeland
      Estimated birth year: abt 1936
      Age: 45
      Spouse's name: William R. Copeland
      Spouse's Age: 49
      Marriage Date: 1 Mar 1955
      Number of Children: 2
      Divorce Date: 31 Jul 1981
      Divorce Place: Dallas, Texas, USA

      Obituary: Dallas Morning News, Oct 27, 2011:
      "Betty Rae Phillips
      Phillips, Betty Rae Lowell, Betty Rae Lowell Phillips born September 08, 1935 in Colorado Springs, Colorado passed away on October 25, 2011 at her home surrounded by her family. Betty Rae attended Southern Methodist University and was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She volunteered for the Crystal Charity Ball and the United Cerebral Palsy Charity. Betty Rae was a charter member of Lovers Lane United Methodist Church. She enjoyed collecting antiques, decorating her home, and spending time with her family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents J Ray Lowell and Mary Elizabeth Rothwell. She is survived by her son Kenneth L. Copeland, his wife Holly, and their children Chase, Kali, and Baird; her daughter Susan E. Harris, her husband Scott, and their children Taylor and Austin; Step-daughter Melodie Adlof and her children Brandon, Blake, and Jarret; and sister Patricia Thames and family. Betty Rae was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by all. Services will be held at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations cana be made to [sic].
    Person ID I12563  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2015 

    Father John Raymond "J. Ray" LOWELL, Jr.,   b. 25 Jan 1912, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 2002, Newport Beach, Orange, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth ROTHWELL,   b. 1 Jan 1915, Sour Lake, Hardin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1949, Caplen, Galveston, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1934  Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Rand COPELAND 
    Children 
     1. Kenneth Lowell COPELAND
     2. Susan Elizabeth COPELAND
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F4317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jimmie Lee PHILLIPS 
    Children 
     1. Joe Brandon ROBERTS
     2. Jimmie Blake ROBERTS
     3. Christopher Jarret ADLOF
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F5482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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