Adam Ross Kluttz
Mary Lucille Hickman
Betty Jean Kluttz


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1. Gene Austin Scott Beeker

Betty Jean Kluttz 1 3 4 5

  • Born: 9 Dec 1929, Wilmington, New Hanover, NC 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Gene Austin Scott Beeker on 28 Jul 1951 in Concord, Cabarrus, NC, USA 1 2
  • Died: 27 Apr 2019, Concord, Cabarrus, NC, USA at age 89 3

   FamilySearch ID: GD9Z-QCW.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 28 Jul 1951 in Concord, Cabarrus, NC, USA. 1

2. Residence: on 11 Mar 1982 in Concord, Cabarrus, NC, USA. 4

3. Obituary: Independent Tribune: obituary of Betty Jean Kluttz Beeker on 19 May 2019 in Concord, Cabarrus, NC, USA. 3 Betty Jean Kluttz Beeker passed away at Morningside of Concord, Saturday, April 27, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at St. James Lutheran Church, officiated by the Rev. Tony Bradshaw. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., in the church fellowship hall, prior to the service. Betty Jean was born Dec. 9, 1929, in Wilmington, N.C. to the late Adam and Lucille Hickman Kluttz. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Gene Austin Beeker Sr., who passed in 1980, and her sister, Mary Ruth Propst. Betty Jean loved spending time at the beach and helping however she could at St. James Lutheran Church. She volunteered and was an elder at the church, where she also enjoyed her large church family. She had worked as a Unit Secretary at the hospital before retiring after 30 years. She is survived by her sons, Bob Beeker (Robin), John Beeker (Suzanne), Scott Beeker (Joyce), Mark Beeker (Cathy); sister, Martha Hickman; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Lutheran Church, 104 Union St. S., Concord, NC 28025. On-line condolences may be left at Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Beeker family.

Betty married Gene Austin Scott Beeker, son of Claude Carr Beeker Sr. and Georgia Jewell Thompson, on 28 Jul 1951 in Concord, Cabarrus, NC, USA.1 2 The marriage ended in divorce on 17 May 1978. (Gene Austin Scott Beeker was born on 16 May 1928 in North Albemarle Township, Stanly, NC, USA,6 7 died on 16 Oct 1980 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA 3 7 8 and was buried on 18 Oct 1980 in Albemarle: Fairview Memorial Park, Stanly, NC, USA 7 8.)


1, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, Gene Austin Beeker and Betty Jean Kluttz, 28 Jul 1951; citing Cabarrus, North Carolina FHL microfilm 540,354.

2, North Carolina, U.S., Divorce Index, 1958-2004 (Original data: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics. North Carolina Divorce Index, 1958-2004. Raleigh, NC, USA), Gene Beeker, Betty Beeker, divorced 17 May 1978, Cabarrus, NC.

3 Independent Tribune (Concord, NC), 19 May 2019, obituary of Betty Jean Kluttz.

4 The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 11 Mar 1982, page 18. Butler-Beeker.

5 The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 22 Apr 1982, page 16. Beeker-Butler.

6 1930 United States Census, North Albemarle, Stanly, NC District ED 17 Sheet 7A Household 131.

7, North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994, Gene Austin Beeker, 16 Oct 1980; citing Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, v 39A cn39392, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,984,633.

8 Durham Sun (Durham, NC), 17 Oct 1980, page 27. Obituary of Gene Austin Beeker.

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