Betty (Duffy) Harris

Born: Wed., Sep. 25, 1940
Died: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018


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Betty Harris Betty Harris passed away on January 3, 2018 at the age of 96 surrounded by her loved ones. Betty was born in Lewistown, Montana to Francis and Anna Duffy and was the oldest of seven children. She married C. R. “Dick” Harris on August 25, 1940 in Great Falls, Montana. Betty and Dick were ranchers in the Fairfield area their whole life and were blessed with four children. Betty enjoyed helping with lambing, calving, branding, and field work and helped with community services at the Choteau Seventh-day Adventist Church where she was a member. In her “spare” time she raised a vegetable garden, a flower garden, and later in life sewed quilts. She is survived by her son Keith (Gayle) Harris, daughter Louella (Ted) Schultz, daughter-in-law Arlene Harris all of Fairfield, brothers Dave Duffy and Chester Duffy of Lewistown, eleven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. Betty was preceded in death by her husband Dick Harris, sons Philip Harris and Wesley Harris, grandson Cameron Harris, sisters Dorothy Mays and Ruth Burnett, and brothers Tom Duffy and Murray Duffy. Services for Betty will be held next summer. Condolences may be left on line at www.gorderjensenfuneralhome.com

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Kim Wiest
   Posted Mon January 08, 2018
My thoughts are with the family of Betty. I have many good memories of her and all of you and I grieve but not without hope. Praise God! May you feel God's loving arms around each and every one of you. Love, Kim

Julie Jarmon
   Posted Mon January 22, 2018
I wish to express my sincerest sympathy to the Harris, Duffy family and friends because of losing Ms. Betty recently in death. When our loved ones fall asleep in death, the pain and grief seems unbearable. Our loving God, Jehovah (Psalm 83:18), understands how we feel and he comforts us by means of his Word. Psalm 34: 18 tells us: "Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit." Jehovah invites you to throw all your burdens on him and he will sustain you in your time of grief because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7 None of us are guaranteed tomorrow, but we are all guaranteed a resurrection. (John 5:28, John 6:40, John 11:23-25, Acts 24:15, Job 14:14-15)
I pray you will find comfort reading the above scriptures in your personal Bible and to know I have you in my prayers.

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