Betty was born on February 11, 1928, in Olathe, Kansas to John and Maude Cartwright and was one of thirteen children. She was called home on February 10, 2016, to be welcomed into eternity in Heaven with Jesus.
She was proceeded in death by her husband Ira Wilkes, grandson Steve Batson; brothers John Jr., Gerald; sisters, Margret, Martha, Alzada and Ethel.
She is survived by her children Carlos Perez of Olathe Kansas, Steve Batson (Arnita) of Olathe Kansas, Ira Wilkes Jr. of Ft. Myers Florida, Ray Wilkes (Jennifer) of Kansas City Kansas, and daughter Nancy Wilkes of Olathe Kansas, brothers, Earl Cartwright, Charles Cartwright, Clifford Cartwright; sisters, Jean Miller, Evelyn Bates and Barbara Cartwright. Twenty grandchildren, thirty three great grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren.
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