|Birth: ||Apr. 1, 1938|
|Death: ||Mar. 9, 2009|
Elisabeth "Betty" Styer Dimitry, 70, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am Friday, March 13, 2009, at St. Richard Catholic Church with burial following in Jessamine Cemetery in Ridgeland. Visitation will be from 5 pm to 7 pm today with a wake service following at 7 pm at the church. Visitation will resume at 10 am Friday.
Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Ridgeland is assisting with arrangements.
Betty was born on April 1, 1938, in New Orleans, the daughter of the late Horace and Elisabeth Styer. She graduated from Christ the King High School in New Orleans and continued her education earning her degree from St. Mary's Dominican College. Betty taught for 28 years in Catholic schools in Metairie, LA; Slidell, LA; Mobile, AL and at St. Richard School in Jackson. Since 1997, Betty has worked as the Director of Religious Education at St. Richard Catholic Church and School.
Survivors include daughter, Lisa Geimer and her husband, Wayne of Madison; son, Dan Dimitry and his wife, Gina of Long Beach; daughter, Kate Ramsey and her husband, Robert of Bay St. Louis, MS; daughter, Meg Richert and her husband, Dean of Madison, AL; 13 grandchildren; one great grandchild; sister, Janine Stebbins of Mobile, AL; brother, James Styer of Hapeville, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Richard Catholic School Building Fund, 100 Holly Drive, Jackson, MS 39206.
Published in the Clarion Ledger on 3/12/2009
Maintained by: Dottie Gilder
Originally Created by: Mona Hura
Record added: Mar 12, 2009
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