About John Sterling Stinson:
Betty Ann Stinson, 87, of Amarillo, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008.
Mrs. Stinson was born Feb. 8, 1921,
in Springfield, Mo. She married John Stinson on April 25, 1949, in Amarillo. She and her husband owned
the Double Dip in downtown Amarillo for many years. He preceded her in death in 1996. Mrs. Stinson was
a homemaker and was a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Virginia Allee, Caroline
Blackwell and Sally Cooper and two brothers, O.V. Elsey and Robert Elsey. Survivors include a son, John
Stinson Jr. and his wife, Beverly of Amarillo; a granddaughter, Lauren Conley of Amarillo; a great-granddaughter,
Erika Conley of Amarillo; a sister, Judy Westerfield of Amarillo; three brothers, Fritz Elsey of Amarillo,
Bill Elsey and Tom Elsey, both of Tulsa, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Amarillo Globe-News,
Feb. 12, 2008