Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Rentrop Tabbetts
1926 — 2021
New Iberia Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Rentrop Tebbetts, 94, was a native of New Iberia, LA, and a resident of Rockport, TX, where she died peacefully at her home late evening on Good Friday, April 2, 2021. She graduated from Mt. Carmel in 1941 at the young age of 15. She graduated from The Southwestern Louisiana Institute (SLI) in 1944 at the age of 18 with a Bachelor's degree in Education. She is a retired school teacher with the Iberia Parish School Board. She taught 4th grade at Magnolia (Nina Gates) where she is fondly remembered as the witch for the school carnival and then at Lee St Elem until her retirement in 1981. She has always had an unwavering faith, a love for Jesus and the...