Betty Jean Boren, 83, of Paris, Texas, left this earth to join her beloved husband, Oliver Dee, on June 27, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Betty was born December 31, 1937, in Paris, Texas, to Willis Haley and Nona (Rushing) Haley.
Betty married the love of her life, Oliver Dee Boren, on July 11, 1953, in Paris, Texas. Betty was a lifelong resident of Paris, Texas. Betty worked as office manager for Red River Trucking Company. After retirement she worked at Tire City, a family business, until her health failed her. She was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Paris, Texas. Betty enjoyed camping, reading, gardening, and was a lover of her flowers. Betty attended all her kids and grand kids sporting events, and she loved her church.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Oliver, her parents, her daughter, Laura Layton, great grandson Grayson Oliver Brooks, brothers: Billy Haley and Eddie Haley, and a sister, Joy York.
Left to cherish her memory are: two sons: Roger Boren and wife Brenda of Reno, TX and Randy Boren and wife Kristi of Pattonville, TX, two daughters: Beverly Boren of Paris, and Sharri Stogner and husband Royce of Paris, two son-in-laws: Lonnie Layton and Stevie Cope of Paris, and a sister-in-law, Mary Haley of Temple, TX, and one brother, Richard Haley and wife Patty of Arizona, and two sisters: Lenita Proctor and husband Eddie of Powderly, TX, and Martha Malone and husband Bruce Raney of Paris, TX. Also, nine grandchildren: Randa Parris, Eric Layton, Lonna Lewis, Ryan Cope, Stefany Ellis, Megan Stogner, Leah Harding, Drew Boren, and KaDee Keenum. Great-grandchildren: Reese, Mabry, and Lennon Parris, Blake and Tyson Lewis, Emma and Ali Layton, Hanna and Jaxon Cope, Dakota and Cayden Ellis, Alaina Brooks, Matthew Griffith, Olivia and Lola Keenum, Aiden and Ella Lane, Carson Harding, and Sawyer and Reed Boren.
Graveside service will be Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Pavillion at Evergreen Cemetery, with Tony Vanderwilt officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Evergreen Pavillion. Services provided by Roden-Pryor Funeral Directors, 425 S Church St., Paris, TX.
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