Bettie was born on June 9, 1924 in Lathrop, Missouri to Paul Jackson and Rosa Jane (Althouse) Walker.
Bettie was a graduate of Turney High School.
On March 13, 1947, Bettie married Raymond Parks in Troy, Kansas.
He survives of the home.
Additional Survivors: daughter, Ethel (Lowell) Porter, Henrietta, MO; 3 grandchildren, Michael (Sarah) Porter, Parker, CO, John Paul( Linda) Porter, Castle Rock, CO and Raymond (Margarite) Porter, Osborn, MO; 5 great-grandchildren; Kevin and Kate Porter, Bradley Porter, Darius Porter and Shane Reynolds; 2 brothers, Howard (Doris) Walker, Kansas City, MO and Franklin (Ruth) Walker, Cameron.
Services: 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Visitation: 1-2:00 PM, prior to the service. Burial: Cameron Memory Gardens, Cameron, MO. Online condolences: www.polandthompson.com.