Mrs. Betty Ann Speights-White of Marianna entered into eternal rest of June 18th at Jackson Hospital. She was 79 years old.
She was of the Holiness Faith and a member of Victory Tabernacle Church of God in Christ. She loved the Lord and served faithfully as long as her health allowed her to. Because of her love for the Lord, she graciously loved the saints, her family and children. She just loved people period. She was the owner and operator of Pinecrest Nursery School for many years. She enjoyed working with children and seeing them develop, it brought her such great joy.
She will be forever remembered by her husband, Jerome White, Sr. of Marianna, Florida; one daughter, Sonya A. White of Marianna, Florida; three sons, Angelo J. White, Durance B. White and Jerome White, Jr., all of Marianna, Florida; one sister, Patricia Speights of Jacksonville, Florida; one brother, Roshell Spears (Vivian) of Rock Hill, South Carolina; three sisters-in-law, Jynell Williams (Rufus) Charlette Chapman and Ann Goodin all of Chattahoochee, Florida; two brothers-in-law, Alphonso Franklin Sr. of Randallstown, Maryland and Frank Goodin of Chattahoochee, Florida; four grandchildren, Carrie L. Roberts (Richard, Jermaine McCalister, Epiphany White and Quron White; three great grandchildren, Jada Roberts, Alexander Roberts and Destiny McCalister; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A Homegoing Celebration will be held graveside Saturday, June 27th at 11 a.m. at Orange Hill Cemetery with Bishop Steve Collins, Sr., Superintendent Delano Reed, Elder Wayne Collins, Minister Richard Roberts and Evangelist Missionary Carolyn Chaney officiating. Interment will follow with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.