Betty Chance

April 29, 1933 - August 23, 2017

Betty Lou Shelander Chance

Betty Lou Shelander Chance, 84, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017. She was born on April 29, 1933, in Beaumont, to Anna Engman Shelander and Joseph Rainhold Shelander.

Betty enjoyed cooking, making crochet blankets and afghans, genealogy, and gardening. She loved attending church. Betty was a member of The Red Hats and really enjoyed attending her and her husband’s class reunions for Beaumont High School and South Park High School.

Survivors include her sons, Michael Chance and his wife, Naomi, of Richmond; Terry Chance and his wife, Suki, of Nederland; and Alva “Jay” Chance and his wife, Donna, of Nederland; grandchildren, Chris Chance, Thomas Chance, William Chance and his wife, Jessica, and Kira Chance; great-grandchild, Derek Chance; niece, Tina Chance Whisenhunt; cousins, Susan Hogg and Nancy Hogg Cornwell of Tennessee; many other relatives; best friend, Helen Casper; and many other close friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clyde Harrel Chance; sister, Jo Ann Shelander.

A gathering of Mrs. Chance’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 24, 2017, Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 25, 2017, at Triangle Baptist Church, 3605 US 69, Nederland with her interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

Memorial contributions for Mrs. Chance may be made to Triangle Baptist Church, 3605 US 69, Nederland, Texas 77627.


A Gathering of Mrs. Chance's Family and Friends
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Thursday, August 24, 2017
6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
3605 US 69 Nederland, Texas 77627
Friday, August 25, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Memory Gardens of Jefferson County
3098 Us 69 Nederland Texas 77627

Comments (1)

  • NL

    06 August 2018 at 17:03 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).


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