Food Culinary 08

Betty Jean Ellevold

March 30, 1953 ~ December 3, 2021 (age 68)


   Betty Jean (Presswood) Ellevold passed from this life on Friday, December 3, 2021, at the age of 68. She was born in Victorville, California on March 30, 1953, to John and Dorothy (Patton) Presswood. She married her true love, Charles Ellevold on January 11, 1974, in Victorville, California. They were happily married for 47 years until his passing on August 26, 2021.
   Betty was very well known by the people she worked with over the years at several jobs. She worked at the old peanut mill in Durant. She was also known for being a cook at Easter's, Crickets, and Frank's Cafes in Bokchito, Oklahoma. Finally at Potters and Brucepac in Durant as Quality control. In her spare time, Betty enjoyed watching her grandchildren, cooking, and baking.
   Betty’s survivors include her three children Robert Ellevold of Durant, Oklahoma, Randy Ellevold of Madill, Oklahoma, and Kathy Ellevold of Durant, Oklahoma. Grandsons are Caleb Ellevold of Calera, Oklahoma and Eric Williams of Durant, Oklahoma, granddaughter Brianna Ellevold of Durant, Oklahoma. Sisters Linda Warinner of Victorville, California, Joanne Shafer of Blythe, California, sister-in-law Carol Presswood of Pampano Beach, Florida, and her best friend Leah Loveland.
   Preceding her in death are her husband, Charles, parents John and Dorothy Presswood and her brother, Harold Presswood.
   Family hour will be on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 6-8:00pm. A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021, at 2:00pm in the Bokchito Cemetery in Bokchito, Oklahoma with interment to follow, with Ryan Cordell officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Randy Ellevold, Robert Ellevold, Caleb Ellevold, Eric Williams Jr, and Eric Williams Sr.
   Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma.

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December 9, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home
121 North 5th Street
Durant, OK

December 10, 2021

2:00 PM
Bokchito Cemetery

Bokchito, OK 74726

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