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Betty Lou McNair, 80, a Resident of Silver City

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Betty Lou McNair, 80, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. Mrs. McNair was a longtime resident of Silver City. She was active in the New Mexico Order of the Eastern Star, serving as Worthy Grand Matron in 1990-91.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Bright Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends Saturday,  beginning at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Masonic Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George “Pete” McNair, in 1987; parents, Louis and Lola Rex; and son-in-law, John H. Clark, in 2012. Survivors include daughters, Linda McNair-Felton and husband, Steve, and Phyllis Clark; brothers, Alvin Rex and Jim Rex; grandchildren, Etirza Clark, and Linzie Clark and significant other, Travis Klein, and Zachary Clark and wife, Jocelyn; and great-grandsons, Logan Clark and Aidan Clark.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society or American Liver Foundation. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, “Traditional Services and Care for Your Family and Friends, 210 W. College Ave. Phone 388-1911. To send condolences, log in to www.brightfuneral.net.

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