1931 — 2021
On March 16, 2021 Bettie Ray Parker Hildreth passed peacefully to join many of her family members and friends in their eternal heavenly home. Bettie was 89 years old. Though of very humble beginnings, Bettie was blessed with parents that had a strong sense of family and chose to serve the Lord through church ministry. Born second of five children, Bettie's family served several churches in Northern Alabama and Southeast Tennessee. In her late teens, Bettie met her future husband, quit high school and worked picking cotton and in a sock mill until she and Bill were married on December 24th, 1952. Once married, Bettie and Bill settled in Lenoir City, recognizing that this would be the...