Bette Goree


Graveside services for Bette Jean Goree, 90, of Houston, were held Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at Midway Cemetery in Midway.

Bette Jean Goree was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Canada to Leonard and Martha Gordon. She grew up in Midway, and worked as a manager at Walgreens in Houston for 40 years. Bette enjoyed cooking and baking. Her favorite food to bake was bread and she made a lot of it! Bette had lived in Houston most of her life and was Catholic in faith.

Bette passed away at her home Jan. 19, 2019. She was preceded in death by both of her parents; her husband, Herman Campbell “Jack” Goree; and a daughter, Gale Robin (Goree) Glover.

Surviving family members include a grandson, Anthony Lee Duke Jr.; a brother, Herbert Gordon; and special friends, Sam Johnson, Kathy Williams and Laura Garza.

Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville was entrusted with final arrangements.