OBITUARY

Melza Bernell Betts

December 17, 1925October 25, 2018
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Melza Bernell Betts, 92, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday in Riverside Cemetery entering through the North Gate. Pastor Bo Turner will officiate. The family will greet friends from 3 until 5 PM Sunday at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street and asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

Mrs. Betts was born in Ariton, AL the daughter of the late Thelma Paulk Patterson and J. W. Patterson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Dupree Betts. Mrs. Betts was a member of Ocmulgee East Boulevard Baptist Church, known by some as Lanier Heights and was retired from Brown & Williamson as a security guard.

Mrs. Betts is survived by her son, Stanley Betts (Brenda) of Macon; daughters, Melza Benton (Joe) of Macon and Celia Hodges (Charles) of Macon; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Visit www.snowscs.com to express tributes. Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • Mrs. Betts is survived by her son, Stanley Betts (Brenda) of Macon; daughters, Melza Benton (Joe) of Macon and Celia Hodges (Charles) of Macon; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, October 29, 2018
REMEMBERING

Melza Bernell Betts

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Bonnie Patterson

October 27, 2018

Stanley, Melza, Celia and families:
I am sorry to hear of Aunt Bernell's passing. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Looking at the pictures bring back fond memories. I am sorry I am unable to attend the services Monday, but I will be thinking of you.

Love,
Bonnie

DARNELL FUGATE

October 26, 2018

Melza, Stanly and Celia, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time. Prayers and my love to each of you.

Sandra Lavender

October 25, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family l know you will miss her. Ted & Sandra lavender.

Rickey and Brenda English

October 25, 2018

Melza, Joe and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord wrapped his loving and comforting arms around each of you during this difficult time.

Lana Butler

October 25, 2018

Melza, I never really knew your mother, but I do remember her the times she was in the hospital. She was quite a spunky personality, I know yall will miss her terribly. Cherish your memories. My Love and Prayers are with you and your family.

Love, Lana and Buddy Butler

Opal Albright

October 25, 2018

I always remember Ms.Betts greeting me at the entrance to B&W every morning when coming to work, she would say "Good morning Opal, let me see inside your lunch bag". it is a good memory, she will not be forgotten. My thoughts are with you Melza and Stanley and family. I know she will be missed.


Love, Opal and family

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Biography

Melza Bernell Betts, 92, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday in Riverside Cemetery entering through the North Gate. Pastor Bo Turner will officiate. The family will greet friends from 3 until 5 PM Sunday at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street and asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

Mrs. Betts was born in Ariton, AL the daughter of the late Thelma Paulk Patterson and J. W. Patterson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Dupree Betts. Mrs. Betts was a member of Ocmulgee East Boulevard Baptist Church, known by some as Lanier Heights and was retired from Brown & Williamson as a security guard.

Mrs. Betts is survived by her son, Stanley Betts (Brenda) of Macon; daughters, Melza Benton (Joe) of Macon and Celia Hodges (Charles) of Macon; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Visit www.snowscs.com to express tributes.
Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.