Betty Jean Spitler

November 26, 1937 - December 7, 2018
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Betty Jean Spitler, 81, of Galveston, passed away Friday, December 7, 2018, at The Meridian.  Betty Jean was born November 26, 1937, in Galveston, and was a proud BOI.  She retired from Goodwill, where she worked as a sales clerk and stocker for 15 years.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend who enjoyed playing bingo, board games and doing word search puzzles.  Betty Jean was a 60+ year member of Schuyler Rebekah Lodge #53, Texas Rebekah Lodge #15, and Alvin Rebekah Lodge #138, where she served as a Past Noble Grand.  She was also a 15-year member of the Galveston Grandmothers Club, serving as Past President.  She was also an avid Houston Astros fan.

Betty Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Helen and James Edwards; husband, Thomas D. Spitler; and son, John Brown, Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, Melody Brown and granddaughter, Aron.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 pm, Monday, December 17, at The Meridian Chapel in the rehabilitation part of the building.

Betty’s family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at The Meridian and to Texas Home Health Hospice for their loving care.

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Date: Monday, December 17, 2018

Time: 2:30 pm

The Meridian


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Born: November 26, 1937
Died: December 7, 2018

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marie robinson posted on 12/13/18

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marie robinson posted on 12/13/18

May cherished memories bring you peace at this most difficult time. in the love that surrounds you may you find strength. with deep condolence and love.


Ossie Stoneham posted on 12/12/18

Melody I wish you peace as you mourn the loss of your mother.