Mrs. Bettie June Williams, age 86, a longtime resident of the Hemphill, Texas, area, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021, at her son's residence in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
She was born September 6, 1934, in Sabine County, Texas. She was married to the late Don "Dink" Williams and they were longtime residents of Lumberton, Texas, before returning to their native Sabine County a number of years ago living in the Beechwood/Fairmount area near Toledo Bend. Bettie had a servant's heart and it showed in many aspects of her life. She retired from Hemphill Care Center as a medication aide. As a veteran's wife, she was a longtime active member of the Ladies Auxiliary to American Legion, O.P. Pate Memorial Post #197. Bettie was a Christian lady and was a dedicated member of churches in her communities, most recently Yellowpine-Macedonia Baptist Church while health permitted.
Her survivors include a son, Alan Williams and wife Rebekah; grandchildren, James and Krystal Whatley, Nathaniel Ryan Whatley, Megan Williams and Glen Channey, Mycah and Juan Esparza, Manda and Tyler Reese, and Nico Pittman; great-grandchildren, Shaelyn, Luke, and Chasten Whatley, Nathan and Nicole Miller, Lyla and Landon Reese, and Cesia and Candace Esparza; her sister, Cecile Virginia Easley Paterson; and her niece, Deborah Lynn Benton and husband Kenneth David Benton, along with their children, Lauren Benton and David Benton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Don "Dink" Williams, on April 8, 2021; daughter, Donna Elizabeth Duplechin, on July 13, 1996; father, Cecil Clarence Easley, on September 20, 1936; mother, Eulalie Pate Coleman, on July 17, 1977; and step-father, Albert F. Coleman, on October 13, 1976.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Yellowpine-Macedonia Baptist Church, located at intersection of Hwy. 87 and FM 2343 in Yellowpine Community south of Hemphill, Texas, with Bro. T.A. Lane officiating.
Committal service and interment will follow at Centerview Cemetery, located at 1000 Centerview Road in Pineland, Texas.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine, Texas.
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