Betty Joyce Daily

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Betty Joyce Daily, 79, of Lacy Lakeview, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2010 at a local hospital. Graveside services will be 1PM Monday, November 1st at Moore Cemetery in Chalk Bluff with Rev. Ron Oden officiating. Visitation will be 2 to 4PM Sunday October 31st at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at

Betty was born January 19, 1931 in Waco to Harlon and Luna May (Grayson) Hutchinson. She grew up in Waco and graduated from Waco High School. She attended business school and McLennan Community College. In January of 1949, she married Clarence W. Daily. She retired from Central Texas Iron Works.

Betty was a lifetime Methodist and a member of Lakeview United Methodist Church. She was an avid genealogist, as she was a 6th generation Texan. She was a member of National Society DAR., United Daughters of the Confederacy and Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include husband of 61 years, Clarence W. Daily of Lacy Lakeview; daughters, Patsy Williams and husband Rodney of Jewett, Sandra Dies of Pearland, and Nancy Threadgill of Hewitt; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brother Wayne Hutchinson and wife Marie of Mosheim; two nephews; and one niece.

The family extends a special thank you to the 3North Providence Hospital staff and Providence Hospice, especially Irenka Vlanjnic, Kathy Reel, and Dr. Nick Schwedock, and Pastor Ron Oden.

Memorials may be made to Lakeview United Methodist Church, 701 Ave. C, Waco, TX 76705.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Amelia Bogard DRT

    Sterling C. Robertson Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, lost a wonderful member with Betty’s death. Betty and I shared a love of genealogy, Texas and DRT. She will be missed! May God bless all of you.
    Amelia Bogard, Registrar
    Sterling C. Robertson Chapter, DRT

  2. Audra (Audie) Atkinson Monger

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Remember the good times, and be greatful for the times you shared with your mom, grandma, great grandma, wife, & sister.

  3. Barbara J Lewandowski - DAR

    The Elizabeth Gordon Bradley Chapter NSDAR has lost a fine lady and member. Prayers are sent to the family.

  4. Carl and Jo Dieterich

    My thought and prayer are with all the family. I know she will be missed. God Bless

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with you. She is at peace.

  6. May all the fond memories of Betty continue to make you smile. Even though I didn’t know her I do know how painful it is to lose a loved one. It is my wish that you will find comfort in knowing that God’s promises for our loved ones who have passed away is soon to be a reality here on earth, so you will be able to be reunited with Betty again. Isaiah 25:8; Psalm 37:11,29. I hereby offer my sympathy.

  7. Dear Sandra – My sympathies are with you and your family. Please let me know if you need anything (even if it is a little laughter to get you by.) Peace to you in this time.

  8. Evelyn Reininger

    The Officers and Members of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas send their heartfelt sympathy and love to all of her family, friends and members of her DRT Chapter Sterling C. Robertson in Waco. She will be missed by all.

    Evelyn Pehl Reininger
    Chaplain General
    The Daughters of the Republic of Texas

  9. Sandra,
    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.


  10. Our prayers go out to they family may God be with you to comfort you in this your time of need.

  11. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God is with you all all the time.

  12. Katherine C. Green

    Sandra I am so very sorry to hear of you and your families loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you can draw comfort from the scriptures below, it has helped me through the years. May your mother have peace.

    Act 24:14
    Ecclesiastes 9:5

  13. Sandra,I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  14. Nancy, Pat and Sandra, Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers. Talk about your mom often and cherish your memories.. Lisa, Sara,and Ashley

  15. Mary S. Ross DRT

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    Knowing she is in a better place will be praying for her

    Mary S. Ross, DRT

  16. Such a sad time for all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


    Myrna and family

  17. My deepest sympathy to your family for the loss of your Mrs Daily.
    I have know Sandra Dies for many years through the Harris County Library system.
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  18. So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you.

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