BETTY RUTH BEARD WHITE, 81, of Huckabay, died on
October 18, 2008 in Rose Hill, KS. Burial was at
Betty was born August 6, 1927 in Breckenridge to the
late Amos and Ida Stephens Beard. She was a graduate
of Ranger High School in Ranger, TX, and attended
Abilene Christian College. Betty married Bobby Joe
White in December of 1949 in Fort Worth. He preceded
her in death in 1988. She was a member of the Huckabay
Church of Christ and had lived in Huckabay since 1959.
Survivors include her four sons & daughters-in-law, Frank
Glenn White of Huckabay, Robert Norman and Jan White of
Granbury, Paul Wayne and Trudi White of Spur, Mark Lynn
& Toni White of Nutrioso, AZ; daughter and son-in-law,
Pamela Jovita and Gary Helmick of Rose Hill, KS; grand-
children, Heidi Elaine Coker, Heather Lashel Sanderson,
Brandon Joseph White, Landon White, Emily Jordan White,
Ethen Patrick White, Christopher Adam Helmick, Jenna Kay
Helmick, and Glenna Ruth Helmick; great-grandchildren,
Payden Coker, Colby Coker, Tanson Coker, and a great-
grandchild to be born soon; several nieces, nephews,
cousins, and many friends.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Wilbur Beard
(BHS-1927); and two sisters, Madge Jennison and Margaret
Berlin Abraham (RHS-1937).