Betty Lou Derrington1

#467, (9 October 1929 - 16 February 2010)
RelationshipGrandniece of William David Lewis
Father*John Delmar Derrington (1906 - 1970)
Mother*Esther Kapperman (1905 - 1989)


Frank Stevens d. 1954
Betty Lou Derrington was also known as Fay.2 
Marriage*She married Frank Stevens
Birth*9 October 1929She was born on 9 October 1929 at Posey Co., IndianaG.3,4 
8 April 1930She appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 in the household of Charles Kapperman at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, as Fay, grand dau., age 6 mos; also sons Louis (38) and Lawrence (34.)5 
29 April 1940She appeared on the census of 29 April 1940 in the household of John Delmar Derrington and Esther Kapperman at 305 E. Third Street, Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaG, as Betty L, age 10.6 
Death*16 February 2010She died on 16 February 2010 at Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaG, at age 80.4 
Obituary18 February 2010Obituary for Betty Lou Derrington was published on 18 February 2010 at Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IndianaG.7 
Obituary24 February 2010Obituary for Betty Lou Derrington was published on 24 February 2010 at Posey Co., IndianaG.4 


  1. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. age 6 mos.
  4. [S1294] Mount Vernon Democrat, Mount Vernon, Indiana.
  5. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Chas. (69), wid., marr. age 28, b. IN, parents b. Germany, farm laborer.
  6. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. John D (34), b. IN, farm tractor mfg. mechanic; Esther (34), b. IN; same res. in 1935.
  7. [S1038] Evansville Courier & Press, online,
    MOUNT VERNON, Ind. — Betty Lou (Derrington) Stevens, 80, passed away Tuesday February 16, 2010, at her home. She was born October 9, 1929, in Posey County, Ind., the only daughter of the late John D. and Esther (Kapperman) Derrington.

    She was employed with the MSD of Mt. Vernon at Farmersville Elementary School for 17 years. Betty was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, and Sunbeam Chapter of the Eastern Star, all in Mt. Vernon. Betty enjoyed knitting, cooking, and caring for her family.

    She was preceded in death by her father in 1970, her mother in 1989, and her husband, Frank Stevens Jr. in 1954.

    Betty is survived by her son and caregiver, Allen Stevens; her daughter and son-in-law, Sonja and Larry Bogan, all of Mt. Vernon, Ind.; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

    Funeral services 10 a.m. Friday, February 19, 2010, at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St. in Mt. Vernon, IN, with Rev. Tom Buffington officiating and burial in Bellefontaine cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today, February 18, 2010, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to VNA Hospice.
    Published in Courier Press on Feb. 18, 2010.