Betty Jean Garriott, age 87 of Salem, passed away Monday, May 9, 2016 at 3:05 am, in St. Vincent Salem Hospital.

Born January 11, 1929 in Boise, Idaho, she was the daughter of the late Reno and Marie (Hansen) Lowe. She was a former teacher with the Kansas City Public School System and earned her Master’s degree from Wheaton College.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Salem and was very active in the Mission Overseas and the Mission Aviation Fellowship organizations.

She married Lloyd Byron Garriott, who passed away May 7, 2014. Survivors include: Daughter: Linda Lee Miller, Corvallis, Montana; Son: Dr. Charles R. Garriott, Mission, South Dakota; Brother: Charles K. Lowe, Golden, Colorado; Sister: Carrie Kerns, Prairie Village, Kansas and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 am Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Salem with Rev. Dr. Stephen Gorman officiating, followed by a fellowship meal.

Arrangements by Dawalt Funeral Home

Private Interment at Mt. Carmel Eub Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions in honor of Betty’s love of gardening may be given to the First Baptist Church of Salem 200 East Walnut Street Salem, Indiana 47167