John Daniel Betrece "JD" passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, May 23, 2014. He was 90 years old and a lifetime resident of Clinton, LA. He was a retired employee of EFP Schools and was a World War II
veteran. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Richardson Funeral Home in Clinton, LA from 6-8p.m. Religious services will be held at Galilee Baptist Church in Wilson, LA, Wednesday May 28, 2014 at 11:00am, officiated by Reverend Joseph Combs. He was survived by two sons, Donald (Myra) Betrece, of Baton Rouge, LA and Craig Betrece of Clinton, LA; two daughters, Odessa (Clarence) Knighten and Loretta Betrece, of Clinton, LA; a host of grandchildren; one sister, Ruby Stewart of Port Allen, LA; one brother, Ben (Barbara) Betrece of Los Angeles, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Betrece; one son, John Betrece Jr., and his parents.