October 9, 1939 – September 6, 2019
Betty Rae Addison, age 79, of Shreveport, Louisiana went to her everlasting home Friday September 6, 2019 after a lengthy illness. She was born October 9, 1939 in Many, Louisiana to James Arthur Wedgeworth and Hattie Stuckey Wedgeworth, the youngest of nine children.
Left to cherish her memory are her sister, Rosie Lee Brodnax; children, Jackie "Bruce" Addison (Evon), Becky Kay Addison, and Robert Wesley Addison (Theresa); numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends. She will be deeply missed by all.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years Robert Claiborne Addison, parents, and seven siblings.
A celebration of Ms. Betty's life will occur Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM, 8801 Mansfield Rd, Shreveport, Louisiana with a visitation beginning at 12:00 PM until the time of the service. An interment will follow at Centuries Memorial Park with Pastor Keith Tarkington officiating the services. Honoring her as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Bruce Dewayne Addison, Kevin Addison, Robert Addison, Bernardo Caldwell, Michael Tyler, and LaDarren Tyler. Honorary pallbearer will be Timmy Addison.
The family would like to give special thanks to Shirlee Rittinger, who was a dear friend; Jean Davis and Georgia Tillman with Hill Cross Hospice; Charlotte Farley and Eileen Lewis with St. Joseph Hospice; and all the other staff members for the gentle and sweet care they showed Momma during her illness. The family would also like to express their appreciation for all the prayers, calls, texts, and all other expressions of love, that has been shown during this time.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.CenturiesMemorialFH.com for the Addison family.
- Rosie Lee Brodnax, Sister
- Jackie "Bruce" Addison and wife Evon, Son
- Becky Kay Addison, Daughter
- Robert Wesley Addison and wife Theresa, Son
- Bruce Dewayne Addison
- Kevin Addison
- Robert Addison
- Bernardo Caldwell
- Michael Tyler
- LaDarren Tyler
- Timmy Addison, Honorary Pallbearer
- Vistiation Tuesday, September 10, 2019
- Celebration of Life Tuesday, September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019
Uh Mama, where do I start?!! You have been a part of my life for almost thirty years!! You have been my Mama, my friend and my listening board when things are a little ruff!! I thank you so much for allowing to be you daughter-in-law all this time and loving me every minute.!! I truely hope in your heart that mean the world to me. I will miss you!! But I will never forever you!! Love Evon
September 8, 2019
I will always remember her soft spoken voice with that beautiful smile. Praying for all the family for peace & comfort. Her children loved her & cared for her well during her final days on earth.
September 8, 2019
Aunt Betty was always nice to me as a child and that says so much about the lady she was. She truly did touch my heart and the memories are precious. You will all be in my prayers through this hard time.