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Betty Hartnup

December 22, 1928 ~ January 28, 2018 (age 89)

          Memorial services for Betty Hartnup, 89, of Lufkin, will be held Saturday, February 10. 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Christ Congregational Church, 105 Saddle Creek Drive in Lufkin.

          Mrs. Hartnup was born December 22, 1928 in Houston, Texas, the daughter of the late Edwin Shaw and Willie (Coffee) Shaw, and died Sunday, January 28, 2018 in Lufkin.

          Mrs. Hartnup was a natural artist and athlete. She set records in swimming, specifically the backstroke, at Lamar High School in Houston, that had never been broken. Mrs. Hartnup was a retired principal from La Porte Texas ISD, and attended Timberland Drive Church of Christ in Lufkin.

          She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Bob Hartnup of Lufkin; son and wife, Tony and Gail Wessendorff; grandchildren, Garrow Wessendorff, Geoffrey Hartnup, Andrew Hartnup, Rebecca Durocher, Thomas Durocher, and Emily Durocher; step-son, Matthew Hartnup; step-daughters, Bobbi Sue Hartnup and Deanna Durocher; and brother and wife, Bill and Joanne Shaw.

          Mrs. Hartnup was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Lucille Shaw.

          Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shafer Funeral Home, directors.


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