Betty Bell Burelsmith, “Memaw,” entered into her eternal home on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on September 4, 2021 at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. We invite you to view the live-streamed service and download her memorial keepsake folder to your device for printing here on this page.Betty was born on January 21, 1923, in Vernon, Texas, to Loy and Lillian Bell. She married her high school sweetheart, D.O. Burelsmith, on January 28, 1940, in Mangum, OK. Betty was very active with the LCU Association and the Lubbock Children’s Home. In her younger years, Betty was a member of the Heart Association and other civic organizations. She was a member of the Muleshoe Church of Christ. When Betty moved to Lubbock, she became an active member of the Greenlawn Church of Christ. Betty’s faith never faltered, and she never lost her belief that someday she would have an eternal home in Heaven. She was proud to be a Christian, and at 97, she could still sing, “The Old Rugged Cross,” and lead a beautiful prayer when called upon.She is preceded in death by her husband, D.O. Burelsmith, and seven brothers and sisters.Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Shirley and Curtis Walker of Lake Kiowa and Karen Black of Lubbock; sister, Joyce LaBlanch of Slidell, LA; four grandchildren, Traci and Danny Kemp of Lake Kiowa, Shelli and Bob Hofmann of Chino, CA, Chris and Carrie Black of The Woodlands, TX and Chad and Missy Black of Levelland, TX; nine great-grandchildren, Kyle and Katie Kemp of Valley View, TX, Will and Jamie Hofmann of Oak Harbor, WA, Lindsay and Zak Wells of Aubrey, TX, Robin Kemp of Wichita Falls, Chase and Emma Black of Scottsdale, AZ, Garrett Black and Caleb Black of The Woodlands, and Brody Black and Courtney Black of Levelland; five great-great-grandchildren, Krista, Rhyen, Hadley, Thatcher, and Grayson; as well as many nieces and nephews.