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Betty Houghton

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[June 27, 2008]  Betty L. Houghton, 78, of Lincoln, died Friday, June 27, 2008, at 2:15 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Ryan Edgecomb will officiate.

Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

There is no visitation.

Mrs. Houghton retired from Wal-Mart, where she worked in the snack bar, and from Community Action, where she worked as a food server.

She was born Jan. 17, 1930, in Lawndale to Clarence and Ethel Boone Jaggers. She married David L. Houghton on Oct. 25, 1946, in Springfield. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 2006.

She is survived by three sons, Clarence Houghton, David Bruce Houghton and Roy Houghton, all of Lincoln; two daughters, Linda (and Al) Jordan of Mountain Home, Ark., and Diane (Joe) Powers of Lincoln; 18 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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