Betty Barnes Loehle (1923-2013)

Betty Barnes Loehle was born on March 21, 1923, in Montgomery, Alabama, to Harry and Elizabeth Barnes. She attended Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, for two years then attended the Harris School of Art in Nashville, Tennessee. There she met Richard Loehle, another artist in Georgia's State Art Collection. They were married for sixty-four years, until his death in 2011.
The couple moved to Decatur in 1967. They lived there the rest of their lives. Betty specialized in landscapes, florals, and abstract paintings. She died on December 6, 2013, at the age of ninety. Betty Barnes Loehle's watercolors Bent V and Municipal Market (1976) are part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
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Dobbs, Chris. "Betty Barnes Loehle (1923-2013)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 19 July 2017. Web. 21 October 2017.
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