Mrs. Betty Jean Young DouglasMarch 17, 1941 ~ June 3, 2016 (age 75)
Mrs. Betty Jean Young Douglas, 75, of 2425 Fair Avenue, Newberry, South Carolina entered into the arms of Jesus on Friday, June 3, 2016 at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, SC. She was born in Blair, SC to the late Mr. Heck Young, Sr. and the late Mrs. Sunnie McDuffie Young.
She was a member of New Beginnings Christian Church in Newberry, SC and she served as a Deaconess, Missionary Society, Pastor’s Aide and Mother of the Church.
Her husband, Bobby Douglas preceded her to Heaven.
Those who celebrate her life and cherish precious and loving memories are five sons, Kirk Douglas (Renace) of Newberry, SC, Kenneth W. Douglas (Marilyn) of New Jersey, Bobby D. Douglas (Sandra) and Dexter Douglas all of Newberry, SC and Craig Douglas (Atia) of the home; three daughters, Kimlyn D. Brown (James) and TaShawn D. Cannon (Reginald) all of Newberry, SC and Wonda D. Briggs (Kerry) of Enoree, SC; 21 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; one sister, Elaine Y. Butler of Jacksonville, Florida; one aunt Mae T. McDuffie of Blair, SC; mother-in-law, Mrs. Minnie D. Goodman of Newberry, SC; two sisters-in-law, Reba Ivey (Roy) of Simpsonville, SC and Grace Young of Saint Petersburg, Florida; one brother-in-law, Virgil Douglas (Joann) of Creedmoor, North Carolina; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
Funeral service and burial will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 443 99 Road, Blair, SC 29015 (viewing one hour prior to the service).