Originally Published: June 28, 2010 10:24 p.m.
Betty Hallam Gere, 87, went home to be with her Lord on June 21, 2010 in Prescott, Ariz. She was born in Ithaca, N.Y. in 1923. She graduated from Ithaca High School and went on to earn a nursing degree from Syracuse Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Syracuse, N.Y.
Betty is survived by her husband of 66 years, James; four children, Karen Gere of Prescott Valley, Susan G. (Keith) Carter of Santee, Calif., Christopher (Joyice) Gere of Sedona and Jennifer (Lee) Oriet of Prescott Valley; nine grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
A resident of Prescott for 44 years, Betty loved to read, garden, play Scrabble and participate in family gatherings. She was an active member of St. Paul's Anglican Church of Prescott.
Memorial services will be private. Hampton Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the family.
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