NORMAN — Betty Jean Allen, 81, of Norman, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in Midwest City.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Southgate Pentecostal Holiness Church in Moore. Interment will follow in Norman IOOF Cemetery.
Betty was born on July 2, 1931, to Eugene Harry and Eula Marie (Reynolds) Breedlove in Norman. Betty went to school in a one-room school house called Robinson School and then later went to Moore Public Schools. She lived in California for a few years but returned to Oklahoma and has lived here since.
Betty was a homemaker for most of her life and also spent some of her time working as a baker's assistant at a local bakery. She was a longtime member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. She loved to sew and embroider. She turned her passion for sewing into a job and worked as a seamstress. She was an avid cook and enjoyed canning and gardening, and recently she began collecting Angels and already has developed a large collection.
Betty was an excellent mom and always put her family first and loved them very much.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Boyd Wayne Schwartz and Wendell Leroy Schwartz; husband, Steve Drunkard; husband, Henry Allen; brother, Jessie Lee Breedlove; sister, Ruth Jones and her parents.
She is survived by her son, Darrell Schwartz and his wife Mary of Norman; brothers Bob Breedlove and his wife Barbara of Norman, Paul Breedlove and his wife Wanda of Maysville and Danny Breedlove and his wife Carolyn of Fort Worth, Texas; sisters Rachel Spaulding and her husband Pat of Norman and Mary Brooks and her husband James of Norman; stepchildren and step-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. today at Primrose Funeral Service.
Arrangements are by Primrose Funeral Service.
To leave condolences, please visit www.primrosefuneralservice.com.
Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012