Bettie Jean Mathis was born July 31, 1925 in Kansas City, Kansas to Marvin and May Francis Young Nickens. Bettie grew up in Kansas City, Kansas. She graduated from Sumner High School in 1943.
She began working for KU Medical Center as a clerk, where she worked for 23 years and retired in 1987.
Bettie was a member of Eighth Street Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kansas.
She enjoyed many activities such as Sports, Traveling, and Square Dancing.
Bettie Jean Mathis, 94, passed away on July 11, 2020 at her home in Mission, Kansas. Bettie is survived by her sister, Barbara Stafford; her children, Barbara Jordan; UNW (Kelly) Mathis; Kay Mathis; and Yvonne (Daniel) Wall; ten grandchildren; and eighteen great grandchildren; her one nephew and a host of other relatives and friends.
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