Betty Rummans, 82, of Liberal, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2023 at the Kansas Heart Center in Wichita, KS.
She was born on August 6, 1940 to Rebecca Ward and FL "Little Buddy" Ricks at Pickens, AR.
Betty moved to Liberal at a young age. She finished school and went on to help take care of the elderly. Later Betty worked as a CNA at Wheatridge for 22 years; retiring in 2018. She loved working in her yard, fishing, cookouts and taking care of her family and grandchildren. Family was everything.
Betty is survived by her loving husband David Shelton, six children: Greg Ricks (Mary), Cynthia Ricks, Angela Ricks, Kenneth Miller, Mary Wright (Marcus), Brandon Shelton and a whole host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sisters and brothers; Lillie Morris, Etta Robinson, Marva Bright (Alvin), Troy Hart, Elnora Clinton (Guy), Susie Hart, Barbara Hart, Lenard Hart, Gladys Evans (Dale), Mary Smith (Larry), Bill Jenkins (Barbara), Meada Jackson, Donna Hopkins, Leona Hogans, Patricia Scott, Gloria Walter (Benny), Felecia Ricks, Tressia Ricks Powell (Earnest), Nehemiah Ricks, Otis Ricks, David Lee Ricks (Yolanda) Anthony George Ricks (Stephanie), Soloman Daniel Ricks (Sheliah), Carlon Joe WIlliams (Bell).
She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Rummans Jr., mother, Rebecca Hart, father, FL Ricks, two grandsons, Larry Ricks and Kolby Hopkins.
There will be no viewing as cremation has taken place.
A Celebration of Life will be 2:00 pm Saturday, March 18, 2023 at the First Southern Baptist Church.
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