Betty K. Chaffin


SUBLETTE — Betty K. Chaffin, 84, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Via Christi St. Joseph Campus in Wichita.

SUBLETTE — Betty K. Chaffin, 84, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Via Christi St. Joseph Campus in Wichita.

She was born March 24, 1928, to Otto Ransom and Gladys Hildred Wallace, in Garden City.

On Jan. 18, 1946, she married John Henry "Junior" Chaffin in Liberal.

Mrs. Chaffin worked in the school lunch room in Sublette.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and two grandsons, Andru and Nicholas Chaffin.

Survivors include two sons, Lynn Chaffin of Kinsley and Vic Chaffin of Sublette; one sister, Mary Lou Spanier of Sublette; two brothers, Phillip Wallace of Sublette and Jack Wallace of Raytown, Mo.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Sublette Christian Church. Burial will follow at Haskell County Cemetery in Sublette.

Visitation will be at Swaim Funeral Chapel of Sublette from noon to 8 p.m. today.

Memorials are suggested to the Betty Chaffin Memorial Fund, in care of Swaim Funeral Home.

Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at

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