the teacher, Mom taught me to play the piano at age six and instilled in me a
deep appreciation for music" says Innis. "She was a faithful supporter of the
band and loved to dance with Dad to 'I'll Still Be Loving You.' She was a
wonderful mother and a lovely person."
Eltha Innis died October 9, 2013 at Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colorado
after suffering a stroke and brief illness. Betty was born on May 10, 1930 in
Dodge City, Kansas to Leonard and Eltha Brown of Meade, Kansas. She is survived
by her husband of 61 years, E. Eugene Innis of Woodland Park, Colorado, two
sons, Steve of Dallas, Texas, and David of Franklin, Tennessee, her
daughters-in-law, Nancy and Adrienne, two grandchildren, Isom and Isabella, of
Los Angeles, California, a brother, Philip Brown and sister-in-law, Linda Kaye
Brown of Meade, and a sister-in-law, Mary Archer of Houston,
October 22, Betty will be placed to rest in the Meade, Kansas Graceland Cemetery
with a graveside service.