Betty Lou Legg Word
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Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Legg Word age 74 of Columbia will be held 10:00 am Tuesday June 24, 2014 from the Columbia chapel of Riser Funeral Home with Rev. David McKeithen officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Bethel Cemetery at Clarks. Visitation will be on Monday June 23, 2014 at the Riser Funeral Home in Columbia from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
Betty Lou Legg Word was born on July 20, 1939 at Clarks, LA to the union of her parents Richard Leroy Legg and Vergie Inez Whittington Legg; and she passed from this life on Saturday June 21, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Word was preceded in death by her parents and by her son: Richard Marlon Word, Sr; and by her brother Donnie Legg. Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life.
Left to cherish her memory: Her husband: Marlon Word, Jr of Columbia; two daughters: Sherry Waldrop and Vicki Lynn Word both of Columbia; her two brothers: Buck Legg and wife Loraine of Columbia, and Larry Legg and wife Lorie of Columbia; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Online registry/condolences: riserfuneralhomes.com
Riser Funeral Home
7131 U S Hwy 165
Riser Funeral Home- Columbia
7131 Hwy 165 PO Box 57
Columbia, LA 71418
Published in The News Star on June 22, 2014