Betty Ann Thomas
Doniphan resident Betty Ann Thomas, passed away on April 20, 2019, at Blue Hill Care Center in Blue Hill at the age of 74. A Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 p.m. today (Thursday) at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Chaplain Jay Towell officiating. There will be no burial after. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the family for an exterior bench or swing to be placed at Blue Hill Care Center for the residents, in memory of Betty. There will be no viewing or visitation. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home and Cremation Center is serving the family. Betty was born August 1, 1944, in Wood River to Wayne and Blanche (Pickerell) Binfield. She graduated from Scottsbluff High School and attended Hastings College. Betty married Glen Thomas on October 9, 1965; he preceded her in death on February 9, 2014. Betty was an avid seamstress, quilter, and she loved crocheting. She liked nothing better than teaching people how to quilt. Betty also liked to play golf, and she and Glenn were members of the Wood River Country Club for many years. Betty loved spending time with her grandchildren, playing card games and board games with them. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Blanche (Pickrel) Binfield; husband, Glenn W. Thomas; two siblings, Constance L. (Binfield) Budd and Gerald D. Binfield; and three brothers-in-law, Leroy Budd, of Wood River, Marvin Thomas, of Chapman, and Orville Thomas, of Kalispell, Montana. Betty is survived by her two children and their spouses: son, Jon M. Thomas and daughter-in-law Michelle Thomas, of Hastings, and daughter, Lori A. (Thomas) Wyatt and son-in-law Ron Wyatt, of Weatherford, Texas; brother, Richard Binfield and his wife Catherine Binfield, of Aurora; five grandchildren, Cameron S. Thomas, Shayne M. Wyatt, Caitlyn M. (Wyatt) Moore, Austin W. Wyatt, and Kirk A. Thomas; one great-grandson, Paxton D. Dack; and three sisters-in-law, Barbara Binfield, of Grand Island, Eunice Thomas, of Chapman, and Jolene Thomas, of Kalispell, Montana.