The Obituary for Mrs. Betty Ruth (Ware) White


Mrs. Betty Ruth (Ware) White

May 13, 1932 – February 27, 2019


Funeral Service for Mrs. Betty Ruth White, 86, of Jacksons Gap, Alabama will be Monday, March 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Flint Hill United Methodist Church. Rev. John Hill will officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Flint Hill United Methodist Church.

Mrs. White passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Russell Medical. She was born on May 13, 1932 in Tallapoosa County, Alabama to Adam Harvey Ware and Maudie Irene Mann Ware. She was a member of Flint Hill United Methodist Church. Betty was an amazing cook, an excellent wife, caregiver, loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed every day of life that God granted her and filled each day with genuine laughter, heartfelt kindness and true happiness for the good fortune of others. She looked forward to her “Hi Mom” calls from her daughter each and every night. As a military wife, her life was filled with adventure and travel. She felt blessed to have such wonderful neighbors and friends. Through the years, she grew many different beautiful flowers in her gardens. Iris, Lily and Camellia were among her favorites. She enjoyed making chicken casserole for church and family gatherings and baking macadamia nut cookies for her grandchildren. She loved watching lake sunsets from her porch and celebrating Christmas with her family.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Donald Fred White of Jacksons Gap, her son Donald F. White Jr., daughter-in-law Bonnie and her granddaughter Amy White of Graham, TX, her daughter Patricia ‘Trish’ Holland, son-in-law Edwin and her grandson Kevin Holland of Jackson’s Gap, her sister Sarah ‘Sage’ Ware Dunham, her sister-in-law Nellie Guy and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters Sandee Ware Abrams and Debbie Ware Cowart, brother-in-law Mike Abrams and numerous other brothers and sisters in law.


Radney Funeral Home of Alexander City, Al. is directing.