Betty Ann Key Haisten
Betty Ann Key Haisten, 93, of Beaumont, died Sunday June 12, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on August 22, 1928, in Goose Creek, Texas, but grew up in Galveston.
She was married to Dr. Maurice Wyatt Haisten for forty-seven years. Before her marriage, she worked in banking with her last position being held as vice president of a bank in New Orleans, Louisiana. She also modeled for department stores in Houston and wrote articles on etiquette and fashion for the Houston Chronicle. After marriage, she became a devoted wife and mother. She also volunteered for the Neches River Festival, Texas Medical Auxiliary Association, with her final position as Southeast Regional President. At 72, she became a CASA volunteer for 16 years. Betty was a member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church serving on several committees, an Elder of the church, and eventually a greeter.
Betty lived a full life devoted to caring for others. She was a loving wife and devoted mother to her 5 children. Her love for God and church was strong. She would say she loved every minute of living but yet was not afraid of death as she was good with God. Her strength and independence were admired by all that knew her. Betty was loved by many and will be missed, but not forgotten.
Survivors include her children, Susan Haisten and Penny Haisten Kavanaugh; grandchildren, Jill Miller, Jim Miller, Kris Kavanaugh, Kevin Kavanaugh, and Josh Kavanaugh; eight great-grandchildren; and sister, Bonnie Hauge.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Maurice Wyatt Haisten; children, George Haisten, Thomas Haisten, and Lisa Haisten; sister, Peggy Bass; and parents, Cecil Key and Bonnie Frank Velton.
A memorial service for Mrs. Haisten will begin at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, June 25, 2022, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1350 North 23rd Street, Beaumont, with reception to follow in the fellowship hall. Her cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.
Her arrangements will be livestreamed via the following link: https://saintandy.org/events-media/watch
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CASA of Southeast Texas, 2449 Calder, Beaumont, Texas 77702 or St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1350 North 23rd Street, Beaumont, Texas 77706.
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
- 1350, N 23rd St, Beaumont, TX, 77706,
- June 25, 2022
- 12:00 pm