Elizabeth Ann “Becky” Stathos, née Hightower, 73, entered into the
arms of Jesus surrounded by family and friends on August 7, 2019 at Baylor
University Medical Center in Dallas. Born September 17, 1945 to John Benjamin
and Catherine “Q” Hightower in Huntsville, TX. She
was the great-great-granddaughter of General Sam Houston.
will be Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at First Baptist Church Celeste 203 W
Cockrell St, Celeste, TX 75423. Visitation at 10 am and a Memorial
at 11 am. Attendees are invited to wear UT-Longhorn burnt orange to celebrate
Becky’s final homecoming.
lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; spending time with her
family, loving on her fur babies, rooting for the Texas Longhorns, and beating
everyone at Scrabble. Her wit, humor, and beautiful spirit will be remembered
for generations to come.
a close group of lifelong friends during her early school days in
Huntsville and Beaumont, Texas and was a graduate of Austin High School in
Austin, TX in 1963. Her career brought an even wider circle of treasured
friends. She is survived by her son, Dan Stathos IV and his wife Jennifer;
daughter, Stacy Palmer and her husband David; brother, John Buckner Hightower;
grandchildren Elizabeth Gutierrez and her husband Robert, Amber Crowe, Michael
Barrera, Isaac Palmer and his wife Holly, Hannah Didear and her husband
Josephine Palmer, David Palmer Jr., Noah Palmer, Toby Palmer, Zoe Palmer,
Trinity Palmer, and Phoebe Palmer; great-grandchildren Katelyn Crowe, Lucas
Ayala, Jaxson Crowe, Callie Crowe, Annabel Palmer, Olivia Palmer, and James
Palmer. She was welcomed into heaven by her parents, son, Jeffrey Todd
and son-in-love Tommy Bert Nix.