Bettye Ruth Carrington
Bettye Ruth Carrington
  • December 24, 1932 - March 28, 2017
  • Dallas, Texas

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Bettye Ruth Carrington was born on December 24, 1932 in Houston, Texas to the parentage of the late Evans and Lillie Mae Jordan. Bettye attended Houston Independent School District and later attended Prairie View A&M University where she met Colonel Reginald Wendell Carrington. Bettye worked as the Director of Child Care of Dallas for 23 years. She served as the Chairman of Deaconess at the “Exciting” Singing Hills Baptist Church for 30 years.

Bettye answered the clarion call from her Lord and Savior on Tuesday March 28, 2017. Bettye was preceded in death by her mother Lille Mae Warren Jordan, Father Evans Jordan Sr., son, Reginald Kenneth Carrington; brother, Evans Jordan Jr., and sister, Bernice Green.

In addition to her loving & devoted husband Colonel Reginald Wendell Carrington Deaconess Bettye leaves to cherish her loving son Wendell Dwight Carrington (Deborah). Devoted Granddaughter Kimeshia Carrington. Two beautiful Great Granddaughters Kendell Doyle Carrington Crawford and Karmyn LeAnne Erving. Bettye has one Dear Aunt Iley Warner. One sister Lois Gray, one Brother Harold Jordan both of Houston, Texas. One sister in law Erma Jordan Houston, Texas. One brother in law Doyle Carrington of Washington D.C. A very dear cousin Marcie Booker and special niece Erie Stelly and host of other relatives and friends.

Bettye was a mother figure to everyone she knew and the family would like to acknowledge and extend our deepest appreciation to Her God Sons Daryle Erving and Tommy Jackson (Joyce).