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Betty Jean Hightower

October 5, 1925 ~ June 1, 2022 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Betty Hightower Obituary

Betty passed away peacefully, at the age of 96, with family by her side.

Betty was born in Charlotte North Carolina and raised by Lambert and

Bathsheba West. Betty loved being with people and spent many years

working in the food industry. Cooking, serving, and managing restaurants

and small café’s. She also loved to travel and spent many years traveling

the U.S. with her husband Jim in their motorhome with the Tuleberg

Travelers R.V. Club. Betty also volunteered as an Ombudsman assisting

Families of loved ones with brain injuries and disabilities. She was preceded

In death by her husband James E. Hightower and sons Michael and Stephen

Williams and Stepson James E. Hightower Jr. Survived by Stepson Dana

Hightower (Leslie),  four Step grandchildren and six Step great grandchildren,

and Step Niece Patt McCleary. Betty lived the last six years of her life at the

Oaks at Inglewood in Stockton. While there she enjoyed the social life and

the fun daily games and activities. She also made wonderful friendships.

She was an Ambassador, welcoming new residents. Helping them become

familiar with their new surroundings and making them feel at home.

Many thanks to the caregivers at the Oaks at Inglewood for providing

wonderful care during her time there. Betty was laid to rest with her

husband and best friend Jim Hightower, at the San Joaquin Valley National

Cemetery in Santa Nella, Ca. Arrangements entrusted to Zapata

Funeral Home in Stockton, Ca. per Betty’s request, there will be no services.

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