CHICKASHA — Bettye Jean Wehrum Minnett, of Chickasha, died on Sept. 16, 2019, in Ardmore. Bettye Jean Minnett was born in Memphis, Tenn., on Nov. 19, 1930, to Fanny (Allen) and Herman Wehrum. She was married to Dr. John B. Minnett on Sept. 16, 1950, in Memphis and moved to Chickasha. She was an active member of Holy Name Catholic Church. A homemaker her entire life, Bettye was a strong supporter of activities at St. Joseph Academy. She served as a Brownie leader and later was a Cub Scout Den Mother. She was an active member of the Chickasha community, Bettye enjoyed bridge and was active in several bridge groups. She was a member of PEO.  
She is survived by son, Bill Minnett and wife, Karna of Parker, Colo.; daughter, Mita Bates and husband, Bob of Ardmore; a son-in-law, Randal Polk of Oklahoma City; and a sister, Trudy Johnston of Columbus, Miss. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Minnett, a daughter, Jeanne Polk; as well as her sister, Carol Garbuzinski and her brother, Bill Wehrum. Bettye had 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Services are pending in Chickasha. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Chickasha Mobile Meals or The Lions Club of Chickasha.