- July 15, 1930 - July 18, 2012
- Longview, Texas
of Bette's Passing
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“Such a lovely lady! And, a loss to so many. Stephanie Rhea and Lady Margaret Peterson
1 of 21 | Posted by: Stephanie Rhea and Lady Margaret Peterson - TX
“Dear Mr. Huffman, Becky and family: Heaven is a happier place now because Mrs. Bette Huffman is there! She was the kindest Southern lady I believe...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Deborah L. Floyd - FL
“I was saddened to hear that Bette has passed.
3 of 21 | Posted by: Stephen King - Longview, TX
“Gerald and Becky...Barbara and I share your loss of Bette. Our prayers are with all of you. I certainly remember the good times during our younger...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Michael N Gilstrap - HUMBLE, TX
“Mr. Huffman, Becky, and family I am sorry to hear about Mrs. Huffman. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. Since John and I started...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Dan McQueen - Denton, TX
“Jerrell and Family, My sincerest sympathy to you all. Bette was such a sweet person. Love, Mary Cahill
6 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Cahill - Dallas, TX
“Please accept our sincere condolences at this difficult time. Betty was a sweet,warm and lovely person and we remember her and all the happy times....Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Theda and Julie Hvezdos - TX
“Jerrell and family, Sending deepest sympathy and prayers with love at this time of loss and grief. Bette will always be remembered for her...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Helen S. Ferrell - Longview, TX
“Jerrell and Becky, we are praying for God's comfort for you and the whole family during this time of sadness. Bette was a wonderful Christian woman...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Virginia and Larry Boswell - TX
“We Love you!
10 of 21 | Posted by: Tommie & Betty Daniels - Longview, TX
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
11 of 21 | Posted by: Wayne & Beth Holdridge - Longview, TX
“So sorry for your loss. blessings. Sue Ann Joyce Mccaleb
12 of 21 | Posted by: sue ann cocke - longview, TX
“Mr. Huffman, Becky & family, I'm so sorry to hear that your dear sweet wife and mother passed. I enjoyed visiting with her and seeing that wonderful...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Suzanne - Longview, TX
“My sympathy in your time of loss. E. P. Storie(Mrs. Harold)
14 of 21 | Posted by: E. P. Storie - Jefferson, TX
“Dear Jerrell, Becky and family, I am sorry for the passing of Honey and will always remember her as a dear neighbor and friend. God bless, ...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Mark Fuller - Longview, TX
“To Jerrell, Thinking of you with love, Claire Foster
16 of 21 | Posted by: Claire Foster - Longview, TX
“Jerrell, Becky & Family - So sorry to learn of Bette's passing. Your family has always had a special place in my heart. May God bless your family...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Susan Hurley - Albany, TX
“Betty was a very special person. I remember her very well as I was growing up. She always had a special smile for everyone.
18 of 21 | Posted by: Jerry and Diana Gilstrap - Denton, TX
“Dear Becky & Jerrell and family - please know that we send sincere thoughts of sympathy to your family in the loss of Bette. We know the loss of...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Jimmie & Gaylon Snider - TX
“Jerrell, Our prayers are with all of you at this time. What a sweet, happy lady Bette was!! Know she will be missed.
20 of 21 | Posted by: Brenda and Michael Liverman - TX
“Dear Becky & Family I was so saddened when I read of your tragedy. I can still see her sweet smile and the glow that she had while her family was...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Mary & Weldon Hopkins - TX
Memorial services for Bette Jo Melton Huffman, 82, will be Saturday July 21, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at First Methodist Church, with the Reverend Mike L. Schutz officiating. Visitation will be held at Rader Funeral Home Friday July 20, 2012 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Mrs. Huffman passed away Wednesday July 18, 2012. Bette Jo was born July 15, 1930, in Longview, Texas. She was a member of First Methodist Church. She worked for Killingsworth Oil for 26 years. Bette enjoyed cooking, dancing, watching movies, traveling with her husband and spending time with her dogs. Her family was her pride and joy and she loved spending time with her family. Her loving and sweet nature made everyone that she came in contact with feel special. She will be remembered for her beautiful smile and always wanting to protect her family. She was active in Jaycettes, DAR, Eastern Star, High Hopes Garden Club, Dorcus Bible Study and was an active member of the Henry Foster Sunday School Class at First Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Howell Melton, her son John David Huffman, and her daughter in law, Carol Huffman. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Jerrell Huffman, her daughter, Becky Killingsworth, and husband Mike Killingsworth, of Longview; five granddaughters, Christi Chapman, and husband Clint Chapman, of Albany, Texas, Allison Bateman, and husband James Bateman of Hamilton, Ohio, Catherine Huffman of Albany, Texas, Staci Killingsworth Perez, and husband Ryan Perez of Longview, Texas, Cari Heatly, and husband John Tom Heatly of Albany, Texas, and eight great grandchildren. The family wishes to thank all those who helped care for Mrs. Huffman, especially Maxine Bowen, Nanette Epps, Cheynice Lanier, Melba Moore and Texas Home Health. Memorial contributions for Bette Huffman may be sent to Asbury House or First Methodist Church of Longview.