Alta Minda Betsill, 89

Alta Minda Betsill, 89, of Doole died Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Heart of Texas Memorial Hospital in Brady. No services have been scheduled. Born Aug. 11, 1911, to Francis Saling and Margaret Annis Jennings, she married Fred Bestill on Nov. 16, 1937. She was a homemaker and operated Betsill Grocery Story in Doole from 1932-1988. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lohn. Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Benson and husband, Bill, of San Angelo; a sister, Frances Shacklee of Sherman; four grandchildren, Tammy Wankowski, Billy Benson, Dawn Wessman and Therrman Benson; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse and two brothers.

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