Betty Jane Tiller Chandler


(June 1, 1932 – February 4, 2019)

Betty Jane Chandler was born in Oklahoma City, OK, June 1, 1932 to George and Elizabeth (Bessie) Tiller. Betty passed away peacefully in her sleep early Monday, February 4, 2019 in Granbury, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, February 8th at The First United Methodist Church in Stephenville, Texas. Visitation will be held 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday evening at Stephenville Funeral Home. After services in Stephenville, Betty will be taken to Jones, Oklahoma where a second service will be held in the First United Methodist Church of Jones at 1:00 PM Saturday, February 9th. Burial will follow at the IOOF cemetery in Jones.

Betty was a wonderful person with many friends. She was greatly loved and will be greatly missed. She is survived by her loving husband, William G. Chandler; daughters, Kathryn Frost and husband Gary Owens of Fort Worth, Anita and husband David Davis of Arlington, and Beverly Sisemore of Arlington; step-children, Dianne R. Chandler of Fort Pierce, Florida, Dewayne Chandler of Pampa, Texas, Denise Morales of French Settlement, Louisiana, Beth Chandler of Granbury; and her sister, Mary Lou McBride of Garland, Texas. Betty had 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 9 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Bobby Gene Frost; brother-in-law, George McBride; and son-in-law, Ray Sisemore.

Betty Jane married Bobby Gene Frost (son of Jess and Wren Frost, of Jones, OK) December 22, 1951. Bob Frost was career military and after his 1970 death in Viet Nam she returned to college at Tarleton State University where she received both a BBA in accounting and a MBA degree. At Tarleton, she met her second husband, Bill Chandler who was a professor. They married May 17, 1975. After their marriage they lived in Granbury, TX before moving to Stephenville, TX in 1980. Betty was a C.P.A., and taught accounting at Tarleton before opening her accounting firm in Stephenville. Betty was very involved in her church where she was a member of the choir, and was in many other church, social, and civic organizations.

The Chandler family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to the First United Methodist Church in Stephenville.

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