Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home Beltline Road

2951 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX


James E. Betters

James E. Betters was born in 1948 in Waco, TX; the youngest son of the late R.L. Betters and Abilene Betters-Rankins. In 1971, James married his first love, Sallie of Waco, TX; and of this union are three children: Adrean, Kandie, & Kevin.

James graduated from A. J. Moore High School in Waco, TX. After high school, he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After returning home from the war, he moved his family to Dallas and began his career at Southwestern Bell Phone Company as a technician; while at the same time obtained his Associate’s Degree from Mountain View Community College. He later transferred his knowledge and began working for the Sprint Corporation; retiring as a Regional Manager overseeing switch operations.

James was called home to the Lord on Monday, January 6, 2020. With our cherished memories to hold on to, he will be missed dearly.


31 January

Committal Service

10:30 am

Dallas Ft-Worth National Cemetery

2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, Texas 75211


  • A Life Well Celebrated Saturday, January 18, 2020