ELAINE BEEN Elaine Been, 95, of Earth, died Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Wolforth, TX. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Earth Memorial Cemetery in Earth with Pastor Chris Flickinger of First Baptist Church in Hereford officiating and under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors.
Elaine was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Coulterville, IL, to William and Jeanne (Pertuisot) Miles. She married Marvin Hugh “Dutch” Been on March 5, 1942. Elaine was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Elaine was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, ironing, needlepoint, fishing and was an avid Springlake-Earth Wolverine athletic fan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin “Dutch” Been; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Kenny Hamilton; a son-in-law, Ricky Byers; a great-grandson, Garrett Byers; two brother; and one sister.
Survivors include two sons, Marvin Been, Jr. and his wife, Barta of Springlake and Jerry Been and his wife, Joan of College Station; two daughters, Pansy Byers Bostwick and her husband, Wendell of Lubbock and Melissa Marks of New Caney; 14 grandchildren; 35 greatgrandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggest memorials be made to the Earth Memorial Cemetery, PO Box 523, Earth, TX 79031.