Betty Boatwright

Betty Boatwright was born July 3, 1926 in Vidalia, LA. While attending high school in Winnfield, LA, she met and married Hollis Boatwright, a soldier during World War II. They moved to Oklahoma after World War II where her son and daughter were born. In 1955, the family moved to California. Mrs. Boatwright worked as a Ward Clerk at Visalia Community Hospital for 35 years. She was also a member of the Visalia Community Church of Christ. Mrs. Boatwright passed away, with her family at her side, September 5, 2009 at Westgate Care Center. Mrs. Boatwright is survived by her son, Jerry Boatwright of El Paso, TX, her daughter, Mary Jones of Visalia, CA, six grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters. Viewing will be at Miller Memorial Chapel September 11, 2009 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mrs. Boatwright will be laid to rest, next to her husband, at Visalia District Cemetery Friday September 11, 2009. Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. at Visalia District Cemetery. Services will be presented by David Berry, Minister at the Visalia Community Church of Christ. Arrangements under the direction of Miller Memorial Chapel.

Published in Visalia Times-Delta on Sept. 10, 2009