Bettie Lou Hendrickson

Bettie Lou Hendrickson, 79, a longtime Aberdeen resident, died on Friday, September 14, 2012, at Grays Harbor Health & Rehab in Aberdeen.

She was born on January 3, 1933, in Richland, Missouri to Deverett D. and Goldie Jane (Powers) Henson.

Bettie married James Murrel Hendrickson on August 22, 1951, in Plymouth, Illinois. James died on April 17, 1987.

Bettie is survived by a son, David D. Hendrickson of Aberdeen; a daughter, Tammie L. Costales of Caruthers, Calif.; a brother, Dale and wife Lee Henson of Humptulips; a sister, Georgia Bjustrom; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Bettie was preceded in death by a son, James M. Hendrickson on July 9, 2011.

A gathering of friends and family will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2012, at Stewart Park on “B” St. in Aberdeen, to honor both Bettie and her son James, Jr.

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Cremation arrangements are through Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen.