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October 07th, 2022

ruth breedingHUGOTON – Ruth Lenora Maupin Betsworth Breeding, 94, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 at Pioneer Manor in Hugoton. 

She was born Sept. 16, 1928 to William Thomas and Veda Ruth (Rumford) Maupin. 

She married Morgan Orville Betsworth July 22, 1947. He preceded her in death Aug. 24, 1987.

She married Charles Martel Breeding June 9, 1989. He preceded her in death August 20, 1999.

During the time span from 1957 to 1985, when she retired, she worked for the Stevens County Extension Council; the Hugoton Elementary School; and was office manager for Chet Davis State Farm Insurance Agency for a total of 20 years. 

She was a member of the Hugoton Baptist Church.  She taught Sunday School for several years, was a member of the church choir for years and sponsored the youth for several years. She had recently attended the United Methodist Church in Hugoton.

Survivors include sons, William Betsworth and wife, Tarcy, and Brent Betsworth and wife, Teri; stepdaughter, Mary Ann Price and husband, Kenneth; grandchildren: Camee Gifford, Candace Rushing, Kate Anderson, Trisha Putthoff, Bethany Owens, and Brad Betsworth; eight step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; sister, Jacqueline Robinson; stepson, Daniel Breeding; step-grandson, Taylor Oglesby; great-granddaughter, Sadee Gifford; and great-grandson, Jax Putthoff.

• Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at the United Methodist Church in Hugoton, with Pastor Wesley Young and Pastor Gary Stafford presiding. 

Burial will follow at the Hugoton Cemetery in Hugoton. 

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 at Garnand Funeral Home in Hugoton. 

Memorials are suggested to Pheasant Heaven Charities in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 920 E. 11th St. Hugoton, KS 67951. 

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