On January 1, 2023, God called home Betty Louise Tomme (Graham) of Porterville, California to her eternal home in heaven. She was 85 years of age.
Betty was a lifelong member of the church of Christ. She was born July 11, 1937 in Plainview, Texas to her proud parents, Robert E, Lee and Tomme and Connie Lea McClure(Tomme). ln her teens the family moved to Gilroy, California where she graduated high school in 1955. Her family later move to the Los Angeles area, where she met and married Verbie Robinson, they had three daughters together: Janita, Rebecca, and Jeanette.
Later she remarried Robert Graham, they had 2 daughters, Bonnie and Connie. In 1970 she moved her family to Porterville ,California, where she worked at Lindsay Olive, then Sierra View hospital, while raising her daughters. She eventually retired from Porterville developmental center.
She is survived by her daughters, Janita Smith(David) of Porterville, California, Rebecca Bratcher of Holton, Kansas, Jeanette Crowell (Darrin) of Porterville, California, and Bonnie Thompson of Lancaster, California; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; many great-great grandchildren; and 3 nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Connie Tomme; brother, Bill Tomme; daughter, Connie Revell; son-in-law's, Rocky Bratcher Sr. and Mark Thompson; and great-great granddaughter, Macy Grace Mccullum.
We know she is now in a better place, happy and healthy. She loved, and was loved by her family, her church family, and friends, she will be very missed.
A Celebration of life will held at the Porterville Church Of Christ on January 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM, immediately followed by a reception in the church fellowship hall. Interment to be private.