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Betty May Farney

May 1, 1923 ~ November 27, 2021 (age 98)

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Betty May Farney, age 98, of Salida, CO passed away on November 27, 2021 at her home in Salida. Mrs. Farney was born May 1, 1923 in Pueblo, CO to Robert William and Maude Lorraine Jones. She was a native of Pueblo and a had a step sister Marge and 2 brothers John and Robert. Betty met and married Rodney Farney towards the end of World War II. They were married for 62 years before Rodney’s passing in 2008. They raised 4 children Rodney Jr. (Lorene) of Salida, CO, Sandra (Oleg) Schachow of Davenport, IA, Carla (Mark) Robinson of Los Alamos, NM and Ronald (Nancy) of Pue blo West, CO. Betty was blessed with many talents, crocheting, crafting, artist, seamstress, a love of animals, as well as Mother, Wife, Aunt, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She had an uncanny knack for making people feel special. Mrs. Farney was preceded in death by her parents, husband Rodney, step sister Marge, brothers John and Robert, son Ronald, son-in-law Mark (Rocky) and grandson Rustin. She is survived by her grandchildren , Ryan (Jennifer), Ryly, Tyler, Andrew (Melissa), Zechiarah (Samantha), Zoe Anna (George), Elijah (Natalie) and Jacob (Christi). Great Grandchildren Enoch, Aisha, Sugar, Cody, Wyatt, Shiloh, Joshua, Gavin, Cooper, Connor, Eli, Christian, Bianca (Mason), Hannah, Kaylee, Samuel and Abbie. The family would like to give a special thank you to Judy Robinson for all the wonderful care you gave to Betty. The family is planning a Memorial Service and Celebration of Life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Ark Valley Humane Society through Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home. On line condolences may be sent to the family at lewisandglenn.com. Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.

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