|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1937|
|Death: ||Jul. 20, 2011|
Betsie Mae "Boot" Belcher-Thomas was born on June 12, 1937, in Water Valley, MS, to the late Clara McMahon and Matthew Hooker, Sr. Betsie went to her eternal reward on July 20, 2011, in Pascagoula, MS. Betsie was employed at P&S Hospital in Shreveport, LA, as a Nurse's Assistant, for 20 + years. She loved to cook and was always a peace marker. She was preceded in death by her parents. Betsie leaves to cherish her memories; one daughter, Sharon (John) Belcher of Pascagoula; one son, Russell "Rusty" Willis, two special sons and devoted daughter-in-law, L.C. (LaNita) Woodard and Undre Johnson all of Shreveport, LA; two devoted nieces she raised as daughters, Rita Belcher and Amanda Belcher all of Shreveport, LA, a devoted granddaughter, LaKeisha Belcher and five other grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four brothers, Clarence (Ernestine) Belcher, Leonard "Stickman" Belcher, both of Shreveport, LA, Obie (Mary) Hooker and Matthew Hooker, Jr. of Mendenhall, MS; two sisters, Maggie McNair of Gulfport and Amanda Barnes of Pascagoula, MS, a loving devoted friend, Dorothy Chism of Shreveport, LA; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A special thanks to Singing River Hospital on 1-NE and Hospice, they are God's gift. Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at Union Baptist Church, 1509 Dupont Avenue, Pascagoula, MS 39567. Rev. Larry G. Hawkins, Pastor. Visitation will be from 10 AM til 11 AM. Services to begin promptly at 11 AM, with Rev. Ronnie Smith, Asst. Pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Gabriel Cemetery in Pascagoula, MS. Arrangements entrusted to Turner's Gulf Funeral Services, 1809 Telephone Road, Pascagoula, MS 39567.
Published in the Press-Register from July 23 to July 24, 2011
Created by: Carolyn
Record added: Jul 23, 2011
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