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T. Addington Obituary (1955 – 2021) – Bakersfield, CA


March 30, 1955 July 6, 2021

Bette Addington, age 66 of Bakersfield, CA, and Prescott, AZ, beloved spouse, mother, and grandmother, drew her final breath on July 6th, 2021, in her remaining fight with cancer. She leaves at the rear of a large fast and extended loved ones and group of close friends.

Bette was born in Bakersfield to Robert and Helen Brown, March 30th, 1955, and lived the region life in Rosedale surrounded by animals, spouse and children, and friends. She fulfilled the really like of her lifetime, Chris Addington, though serving on jury responsibility and were married a calendar year later on. They had been blessed with 43 superb decades collectively. Bette attended Christ the King Catholic University by way of 8th grade and graduated from North High University wherever she was energetic in sports activities which continued in the course of her existence. Bette raised, showed, and rode Arabian horses most of her life. Bette graduated from Bakersfield Higher education. Even though dating Chris, she worked as a Teacher Assistant at Bakersfield Higher education. Soon after relationship, Bette joined Chris’s architectural practice as controller.

She co-established the Bakersfield Vehicle Club Council in 1988 and served numerous phrases as spokesperson, data officer, and financial officer throughout her tenure. Bette was instrumental in organizing the Tremendous Cruise Vehicle Exhibit which elevated over $500,000 for regional charities serving specific desires youngsters. Bette had lots of of her possess typical cars as an avid gearhead, which she normally confirmed along with her partner at area and regional automobile reveals.

Bowling was Bette’s passion. She bowled in a lot of leagues and structured regional tournaments such as The Glover Masters which drew several specialist bowlers from the West Coast. Bette previously served as president of the GESBC Bowling Affiliation, in which she is a Corridor of Fame member. This yr, she was inducted into the California Point out Bowling Hall of Fame.

Bette and Chris traveled thoroughly around the world but their beloved place to family vacation was Kauai, Hawaii. She also enjoyed paying time with close mates in Prescott.

Bette is survived by her loving and faithful spouse of 43 a long time, Chris, son Christopher, his wife Esme, grandchildren Kai, Thea and Rohen, Lydia, Alexandria, Alex, Seth, and great-grandchildren, Julian, Levi, Mia, and Oliver.

Bette is traveling higher amongst the angels looking at around her relatives which enormously misses her. She will without end cruise in her vehicles with friends, bowl with the angels, perform tennis and rock music through the Heavens.

A Celebration of Bette’s Existence will be held on Saturday, July 24th at 10:00 am at Greenlawn SW on Panama Lane in the huge chapel on the East-aspect of the premises. Doors open up at 9:00 am. Parking areas for typical cars and trucks have been reserved for those people of you who would like to honor Bette in this way. Our emphasis is on the fantastic items of life, no tears, a time filled with happiness and positivity. Bette’s mission in everyday living is not where you have been but exactly where you are heading. The loved ones requests that if you are a bowler please dress in a bowling shirt, a gearhead wears a auto shirt, a fellow tennis player wears a tennis shirt. Anyone else, dress comfortably. Hawaiian shirts and shorts/flops are fantastic, we are everyday and want to give her a tribute as she was.

In lieu of bouquets, we invite you to donate to the Bakersfield Car Club Council, in Bette’s identify. Mail to 3434 Truxtun Ave, Suite 290, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or BCCC PayPal is [email protected] Funds will be donated to nearby children’s charities of Kern County.

Released by Bakersfield Californian on Jul. 20, 2021.

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