Augusta, GA – Mrs. Mary Elizabeth “Betty” White, beloved wife of the late Jimmie White, entered into rest on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Trinity Hospital.
Funeral services will be held from Hillcrest Baptist church this Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM with the Reverend Todd Wiggins and Dr. L. Gordon Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. White, a native of Spartanburg, SC, was the daughter of the late Rev. Eugene and Janie Wood, and had made Augusta her home since 1957. She had been a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church since moving to Augusta, where she served in several capacities teaching children. She was also a member of the Libby Logue Sunday School Class, she had her own card ministry – sending cards for years, and she and Jimmie did clown ministry.
In addition to her husband and her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings, Donald and Harry Wood; and her aunts who raised her, Kate and Bette Gurley.
Survivors include her sons and their wives, Stuart A. “Chip” and Jackie White and David and Mellissa White; brother and his wife, Julian and Elizabeth Wood; grandchildren, Paul Michael and his wife Danielle White, Travis Lee and his wife Jenny White, Chris White and Lindsey Hudson; as well as great grandchildren, Aubrey Mardel White, Parker Walden White and Carson Lee White; as well as multiple cousins, nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will include her grandsons, Paul, Travis and Chris White, as well as Reverend Scott Wilkes, Bruce Odom and Roy Lee Wireman.
The family will receive friends this Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.