Bette Jo   Welton
Bette Jo Welton

September 5, 1940 - March 12, 2021
Born in Albany, NY
Resided in Eugene, OR
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Bette Jo Welton, of Eugene, OR passed away from congestive heart failure on March 12, 2021 at the age of 80. Bette Jo was born on September 5, 1940 in Albany, NY to parents Thomas and Viola (Morrill) Zimmer. Bette Jo graduated from Maple Hill High School in Castleton, NY and attended some college before moving to California where she married Albert “Bert” Welton in Pasadena, CA on September 17th, 1960. They moved to Eugene in 1969. She worked at a Eugene title company and after retiring she worked at Lane County Deeds & Records issuing marriage licenses and as a hearing clerk for the Board of Property Tax Appeals. Later in life, Bette Jo became an amazing artist. She enjoyed learning and experimenting with many mediums including painting, making her own paper, and designing Steampunk art boards. She was a woman of many talents who also loved fishing, flying kites, gardening, and quilting. Bette Jo is preceded in death by her husband Albert Dexter Welton III. She is survived by her loving daughter Carol Ann Welton of Eugene, OR, and her four sisters and many nieces and nephews all residing back East. No services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, ASPCA or St Jude Children’s Hospital.




Funeral Home
Sunset Hills Funeral Home, Crematorium and Cemetery
4810 Willamette St.
Eugene, OR United States 97405


American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
The American Heart Association's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke. The association was founded in 1924 and today is the nation's largest national voluntary health agency devoted to defeating heart disease and stroke, which together claim about 950,000 lives each year and rank as our nation's No. 1 and No. 3 killers. To prevent, treat and ultimately defeat these diseases, the association funds research, creates and implements professional and public education programs focusing on improving emergency care and reducing risk factors, holds community service activities and engages in advocacy efforts to safeguard American's health.
St. Jude's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, Tennessee USA 38105