HAMLIN ELIZABETH quotBETTYquot ANN COZZEN HAUGHT,90, passed away April 19, 2012, in Hamlin. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 21, 2012, at the First Baptist Church with burial in Hamlin Memorial Cemetery under the ion of AdamsFosterRay Funeral Home. Her family will have visitation Friday 6:007:00 at the funeral home.
Born June 16, 1921, in Boyd Chapel, Betty was a daughter among eight children of the late L.F. quotRenquot and Susan Lydia Du Puy Cozzen. She graduated from Hamlin High School in 1939. That same year she and Albert Franklin Haught married on November 12 at home. They continued to live in and around Hamlin where they raised four children, Jackie Don, Jimmie Frank, Lavonia Sue and Virginia Lou. Her son Lanny Leroy died in infancy. She cooked at Hamlin ISD for fourteen years and was known for her extremely delicious peanut butter cookies and peach cobbler. She was also a homemaker, seamstress, member of the Senior Citizens, Quilting Club and Hospital Auxiliary Pink Ladies. The First Baptist Church was her first interest where she was a member of the Sanctuary Choir, Glory Singers and Women39s Missionary Group. Her love was teaching Sunday School for many years. Betty was elected Church Mother of the Year. In 1986 she was named Hamlin Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year.
Betty is preceded in death by her husband, parents, daughter Lavonia Haught Young, infant son Lanny Leroy Haught, three brothers, four sisters, and two sonsinlaw Louis Young and Sonny Hamilton.
Betty is survived by two sons and daughtersinlaw, Jack and Susan Haught of De Soto and Jimmie and Lola Haught of Burleson a daughter and soninlaw, Virginia and Shirl Warner of Stamford Lake fourteen grandchildren, Jeff Haught and wife, Tonya, Chad Haught and wife, Kiley, Kelly Haught, Cindy Tillman, Amy Rankin and husband, Lance, Kim German and husband, Heath, Larisa Phillips, Lonnie Reeves, Gary Young, Michael Young, Tammy Hamilton, Ricky Hamilton, Sheri Durgin and husband, Steve, and Linda Nito and husband Mark.