Greenwood - Betty June Williams Nason, age 80, of Greenwood, MS passed away on Sunday November 29, 2015 at the Dugan Memorial Nursing Home in West Point, MS.
Visitation will be held from Tuesday December 1, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the parlor at the North Greenwood Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM in the North Greenwood Baptist Church Sanctuary. Burial will be at the Odd Fellows Cemetery. Dr. Jim Phillips will officiate the service.
Betty was born on November 24, 1935 to Lawson and Lillie (Vining) Williams in Huntsville, Alabama. She and her family moved to Greenwood, MS in the 1950's, where she met and married husband James "Red" Nason. She was a homemaker and later she and James opened the Snack Bar at Pillow Academy. Betty was a member of North Greenwood Baptist Church. Betty's family remembers her as a being a loving mother and grandmother who always enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Lawson and Lillie Williams and Husband James "Red" Nason.
Betty is survived by her Son, James Thomas Nason, Jr. of Greenwood, MS. Two daughters, Deborah Nason Carter of Greenwood, MS and Beverly Nason and husband Roger Wright of Greenwood, MS. Brother, James Williams of Huntsville, AL. Eight grandchildren: C T Carter (Leigh), Christopher Carter (Britt), Trey Wright (Rachel), Brad Wright, Ryan Wright, Christina Nason, Melissa Nason Fulgham (Brice) and James Thomas Nason, III (Leighton). Six great grandchildren: Charles Greydon Carter, Emmie June Wright, Christopher Allan Carter, Sarah Brinkley Fulgham , Mollie Kate Wright and Elizabeth Britt Carter. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38501 or the National Down Syndrome Society 666 Broadway, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10012 .
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net