ELIZABETH "BETTY" GREGORY HINKLE ~ Class of 1947 (Honorary)
September 1, 1928 - April 10, 2007
Betty Hinkle, 78, of Richland, was born September 1, 1928, in Fairfield, CT and passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2007.
Betty moved to the Tri-Cities at the age of 16 with her family. She attended Columbia High School and was an alumni member of Club 40. Betty was a long time member of Christ the King Catholic Church. In past years she was a member of the Young Ladies Institute and participated on the PTA at Christ the King Catholic School.
She worked most of her career in the business and accounting offices of numerous Agricultural businesses, and retired from Lamb Weston in 1988.
Betty enjoyed outings in their RV, fishing, and spending time with her family. Late in life she began a new stamping hobby which revealed an unknown creativity.
Betty is survived by her loving husband of nearly 60 years, Ira S. Hinkle; son, Mark ('66) (and Patricia) Hinkle of Woodland, CA, daughter, Gail ('67) (and Ray) Powell of Moses Lake, WA; sister, Peggy Gregory Jewett ('49), of Richland and sister Carole (and Ron) Mudd of Deer Park. Betty has six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at Christ the King Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Hospice Chaplaincy, 2108 W. Entiat, Kennewick, WA 99336, or to Christ the King Building Fund, or charity of your choice.
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