Betty Phyllis McCullough left her family and friends on Christmas Eve at age 86, to live in her new heavenly home.

Betty was born in Portland to Joseph and Alta Jacques. After marrying Gilbert (Gib) McCullough on June 25, 1949, she made her home in Clear Lake (Keizer) for 65 years, raising two children in the house Gib built.

A lifelong Oregonian, she enjoyed reading, camping, gardening, playing cards and bingo.

Betty was a member of the Open Gate Nazarene Church in Keizer.

Survivors include her two children: Sandra McCullough-Jones (Barbara) and Larry McCullough (Sandra); brother Keith Jacques (Barbara); grandchildren Chrissy Long (Marci Clare), Vincent Long, Heather McCullough-Dunn (Ryan), Brandon McCullough (Mollie); Jessica Notebaart (Ross); great-grandchildren Mason and Tanner Dunn, Baby Notebaart on-the-way; and numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Gib.

Graveside service was scheduled for Dec. 31 at Claggett Cemetery in Keizer, under the direction of Keizer Funeral Chapel.