Reed-Culver Funeral Home

117 West Delaware Street, Tahlequah, OK


Betty Jean Osborn

May 4, 1924July 11, 2019

Betty Jean (Garber) Osborn, age 95, passed on July 11, 2019 at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She was a former resident of Cookson, Oklahoma.

Betty was born in Wichita, Kansas on May 4, 1924. Her parents were Samuel Garber and Vivian Frances Umbarger. She is preceded in death by her parents, her aunt Margie Umbarger, husband Philip Stanley Osborn, son Philip Stanley Osborn II, great-grandson Vaughn Aldrich Lujan, her sister Marilyn Robinson and nephew Hal Robinson.

She is survived by her children, Judith Ann Lujan and husband Lance, Linda Hutton, and Scott Louis Osborn and wife Donna Ruth, and daughter-in-law, Donna Marie Osborn; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her niece, Jamie Fynn and her children as well as one last surviving cousin, Sandra Waller of Austin, Texas.

She was a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, master quilter and knitter, baker, pilot and tough as nails. Betty was a Past Matron of Eastern Star #96, Herington, Kansas, a member of the Los Colcheras Quilt Guild of Las Cruces, Uravelers Knitting Guild and a library volunteer at Conley Elementary School. She was a resident of Good Samaritan Village for 17 years. She will be missed.

Graveside services for Betty will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:00am at Cookson Proctor Cemetery in Cookson, Oklahoma. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.reedculver.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to Mesilla Valley Hospice, 299 Montana Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88005.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, October 12, 2019


Betty Jean Osborn

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