Elizabeth Maught White - April 14, 1936 - September 1, 2014, daughter of Elizabeth Pearce Maught (dec) and Adrien Andrew Maught (dec), Betsy died at home surrounded by family. She attended Louise S. McGehee School and Newcomb College where she earned a BA and was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. A lifelong resident of New Orleans, Betsy loved everything about her hometown - the food, the culture and of course, the Saints. She enjoyed her work at the Preservation Resource Center and more recently H & R Block. She was a passionate volunteer for numerous organizations including the Junior League of New Orleans, Preservation Resource Center, Longue Vue House and Gardens, the Hermann-Grima House, Jazz Fest, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, the National World War II Museum, YWCA, United Way, Court Watch NOLA, New Orleans Museum of Art, Audubon Zoo, Trinity Episcopal Church, Trinity Episcopal School, Newman School and numerous others. Betsy was predeceased by her first husband, Arthur Carroll Waters, Jr., her second husband, Ernest Burton White, Jr. and her grandson, Arthur Carroll Waters, III. She is survived by her children, Peter B. Waters (Bonnie), Isabel Waters Sanders (Moye), Elizabeth White Michel (Kirk), Sarah White Dalrymple (Tom), Martha White Wright (Scott), and Ernest Burton White, III (Jill), her sisters Anne Maught Butts, Murray Maught Pitts and brother, Adrien Andrew Maught, Jr, sister-in-law Glendora White Stewart, thirteen grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews. Following a private burial, funeral service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church on Friday, September 5th at noon (visitation at 11 am) and reception at Lambeth House immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers, please remember Trinity Episcopal Church or Lambeth House.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4, 2014