Betty Florence Whitley, 74, died Friday, January 18, 2013, in Hope.
Betty Florence Whitley, 74, died Friday, January 18, 2013, in Hope. Mrs. Whitley was born June 26, 1938, in Tallulah, La., to Lee Otis and Lennie Mae Prine Florence. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters. Survivors include a son, Preston Walker, of Tallulah, La.; a step-son, Jeremy Whitley, of Hope; a daughter, Debbie Walker Griffin, of Hope; a step-daughter, Tonya Hicks, of Hope; a sister, Grace Riley, of Deer Park, Texas; four grandchildren; and a special friend, Delbert Aaron, of Hope. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 22, in Tallulah, La., at 10 a.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery. Services are entrusted to Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home in Hope. Online guest register is at www.pharrfuneralhomes.com