HALTOM CITY, Texas – Bettye Huckabee, 79, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014.
Bettye was born Sept. 9, 1934, in Kaufman. She served faithfully alongside her husband in pastorates in Kirk, Colo. (1959-1969), Wellington, Kan. (1969-1982) and Salem, Ohio (1983-2014).
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Davis Huckabee; son, Bryan Huckabee and wife, Mary Jean, of Garland; daughter, Beverly Dotson and husband, Glenn, of Haltom City; grandchildren, Jordan Huckabee and wife, Katie, of Savannah, Tyler Huckabee and wife, Ariel, of Garland, Deirdre Tunnell and husband, Jarrod, of Ulysses, Kan., Michele Dotson of Dallas and Derek Dotson and wife, Kalyn, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; great-grandchildren, Brielle Tunnell, Brandt Tunnell, Nehemiah Huckabee and Prosperity Huckabee; brother, Bill Robertson and wife, JoAnn, of Kaufman; nephew, Steve Robertson and wife, Lori, of Kaufman and daughters, Morgan and Brooke; and numerous friends and church family.
Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Mount Olivet Chapel, with Glenn Dotson, associate pastor of Spring Valley Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Kaufman Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Mount Olivet.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to missionary to Brazil, Calvin Gardner, in care of Wooster Baptist Temple, 2695 Cleveland Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691.
Mount Olivet Chapel, Greenwood Funerals-Cremation, 2301 N. Sylvania Ave., Fort Worth, Texas (817-831-0511).
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