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Betty Lynn Correy

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 7th, 2013

A graveside service for Betty Lynn Correy, 91, was held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at the Wheatland Cemetery in Wheatland with The Reverend Lori Modesitt of the All Saints Episcopal Church officiating.

Betty Correy died Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital.

Betty was born Jan. 21, 1922, the daughter of Paul and Faye (Graham) Correy in Wheatland.

Betty was raised by her great Aunt Dollie Baker from the age of three, after her mother died. Betty was educated at the Wheatland Grade School for first and second grade, then to a country school at her aunt’s homestead until high school. She graduated from Wheatland High School in 1942. Betty went to work at the Platte County Library in 1943 and worked there until she moved to Cheyenne to work at the state library in 1955. Betty retired from the state library in 1984 after 28 years of service. Betty moved back to her hometown of Wheatland in 1999 to be closer to her family.

A memorial to the Platte County Library, 904 Ninth Street, Wheatland, WY 82201 would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.gormanfh.com.

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