Ms. Betty B. Street (’66)

Betty Marie Street, 77, passed away January 15, 2020 at her home in Houston, Texas. Betty was born in Houston on September 3, 1942 to parents Sam and Grace (Gates) Brinkley. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston. Betty always loved horses, and in her younger years she raised, showed, and even participated in barrel racing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo held at the Astrodome. She married the true love of her life, Leon Street on December 17, 1960 in Galena Park. They enjoyed almost 60 years together raising their family and supporting their community where they were very involved and active in helping others. Betty created several community programs in the community and in the Galena Park School District to help the disadvantaged. She founded Adapt Learning Systems where she taught GED classes and helped many people achieve their goals. She was honored to receive the Jefferson Award of Achievement. Betty may have been best known for founding and creating Betty’s Haven in the Northshore area where she helped countless domestic abuse victims for many years. Betty also cherished her church family at South Main Baptist Church where they have been members of for over 23 years. She was very family oriented and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. Betty is preceded in death by her parents; and brother-in-law, David Arnold. She is lovingly survived by her husband, Leon Street; children, Aaron Street and wife Kimberly, Elizabeth Steele, Lara Coronado and husband Stephen; sister, Beverly Arnold; grandchildren, Jason Godoy, Jeremy Godoy, Robert Crook, Nicole Kitts and husband Jay, Leah Steele, Brennen Coronado, Austin Coronado, Cameron Coronado, Dillon Coronado; as well as numerous extended family members and many dear friends. Friends are welcome to join the family for visitation from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday, January 20th at Carter-Conley Funeral Home. Funeral services officiated by Rev. Bobby Miller will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in the chapel of Carter-Conley Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 1:15 PM at Houston National Cemetery under the direction of Carter-Conley Funeral Home. To honor her life and fight with cancer, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in remembrance of Betty. Follow the link under Bettyu0027s services to make a memorial contribution.

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