August 11, 1926 ~ January 8, 2019

Born in: Tiltonsville, Ohio
Resided in: Denver, Colorado

Mrs. Betty Jean Dayoub, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in the late hours of January 8, 2019. Betty was born August 11, 1926 in Tiltonsville, Ohio to Frank Alton Neely and Alice Boughner Neely.

Betty and Richard Michael Dayoub married in 1944 and had three children: Richard Michael Dayoub, Denise Caryl Dayoub, Betty Jean Dayoub. They remained a loving couple until Richard’s death in January 2002.

Richard’s government employment opportunities dictated living in over ten cities. During the children’s’ years Betty served as a high school booster club officer, worked for Western Electric in Kansas City and Seattle, as well as Sears in Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville Florida where she received numerous Customer Service awards.

She was an avid sports fan, especially of basketball and football. She loved boating and water skiing.

Betty is survived by her sister, Barbara Huston; three children, Richard Dayoub, Denise Wells and Betty Jean Dayoub; and grandchildren who live in Kansas City: Andrea Nichole Dayoub, Alex Clark Dayoub, Alexa Dayoub, Ashley Pilar Becerra, Lana Becerra and Deven Becerra. She is preceded in death by her two sisters, Caryl Morse and Charlene Smoot.

Betty is remembered by all as a very strong and giving woman.

Services will be held at a later date in Colorado.

She will me laid to rest with her beloved husband in the Arlington Park Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida.

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  1. Sending love and strength to the family. May she Rest In Peace and May you all find comfort and strength amongst each other and your loved ones.
    With much love
    Barry, Cindy, Arielle and Jonathan Noam.

  2. Dearest Betty and family….
    Our condolences to you all. Although your moments without her will be filled with memories, just knowing you were with her, loving her, and careing for her, gave her the last moments she deserved. She was so fortunate to have you all. These are tuff, sad times…. but know your friends are there with you as always.
    Love and blessings…

  3. I will always cherish the good times we shared together. You are in a better place now watching and protecting all of us now.

  4. Your mom was a very spunky lady we will miss her dearly sorry for your loss my prayers are with your family Claudine and Josh Carey.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss, Wow, 92, still we want our loved ones to live forever and God know this. So at Isaiah 25:8, we read: He (God) will swallow up death forever. Yes, soon we will no longer worry about losing our loved ones to it. Please find some comfort from this fact in your time of need.

  6. Denise, Rick and Betty,

    My sincere condolences to you. Fond memories of a loving, feisty and funny Mother.

    Catherine Sherman
    ( Neesey’s long time friend)

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