Bette Jean Nonus passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014 with her children, grandchildren, and sister by her side. A loving wife, mother, and Maw Maw, Bette was born July 29, 1932 in Galveston and was a graduate of Ball High School. She worked various bookkeeping jobs in Galveston throughout her lifetime.
Bette was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Nonus; son, Billy Nonus; parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Teichman; and dear friend, Mary Edna Lera. We know that they all welcomed her home.
Bette is survived by her daughters, Pam Kelley and husband, Roger; and Patti Abbott and husband, Steve; son, Jeff Nonus and wife, Jeannie; sister, Barbara Schattel; grandchildren: Ginger Dolan, Ronnie Rouse, Billy Nonus, Traci Tate, Megan Risinger, Ally Delgado, Katie Delgado, and Kaden Abbott; and eight great grandchildren. They all brought much joy to Bette.
Bette’s family will receive visitors beginning at 1:30 pm, Saturday, September 13th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 3:00 pm, led by Rev. Craig King. Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock.
Pallbearers will be Roger Kelley, Steve Abbott, Ronnie Rouse, Billy Nonus, Kaden Abbott, Kyle Risinger, Bart Tate and Brent Dolan.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Alvin, 302 S. Johnson Street, Alvin, TX 77511, or to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.