Graveside service for Betty French, age 79 of Emory, Texas will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery with Pastor Tommy and Kim Morgan officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Mike Beard, Rod Harris, Matt Harris, Ron Beard, Butch Ashcraft, Moman Lee Ashcraft. Ken Donelson, Clint Harris, Barbara Abney, Linda Roberts and Kenneth Ashcraft will serve as honorary pallbearers. There is no formal visitation planned. Mrs. French passed away on February 9, 2018 at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab.
Betty Lou French was born on January 12, 1939, in Louisville, Kentucky to Edward and Ophelia Ashcraft. She married Lawrence Raymond French in 1993 in Lewisville, Texas. He preceded her in death in 2001. Betty worked as an accountant and was a member of VFW Post 9168. She was of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by her sons, Clint Harris, Mike Beard, Ronald Beard, Matthew Beard and Rod Harris and wife, Frieda; grandchildren, Mallory, Christina, Derek, Craig, CJ, MacKenzie, Wesley, Melissa, Adam; great grandchildren, Cohen, Zackery, Cicely, Amelia, Lucas, Evelyn, Austin, Jaxon, Cheyenne, Savannah; sisters, Barbara Abney, and Linda Roberts; brothers, Kenneth Ashcraft, Moman Lee Ashcraft.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Larry French, who served in the United States Air Force and Navy, and sister, Mary Donelson.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery