Bettie Parsons Webb, 86, of Tunica, MS died January 21, 2013. Mrs. Webb was the wife of William Brigham Webb for over 50 years. She was born the youngest of 10 children to Mr. and Mrs. David Jerome Parsons (Bess Lee Evans Parson) on August 14, 1926, in Columbus, MS. She attended Mississippi State College for Women and was a member of Bernard Roman chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was with the postal service for 34 years and served as postmaster of Tunica, MS for 25 years. She was a member of Tunica Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday School to the youth for many years. Her hobbies included growing beautiful flowers which she shared with all of her friends. She leaves her four children, Herbert Carey Webb III and his wife, Sally of Brandon, MS; Bettie Bates Webb Hight and her husband, Jay of Jackson, TN; Rebecca Webb Barger and her husband, David of Greensboro, NC; and Evelyn Webb McLean and her husband, Will of Tunica, MS; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind special companions who took excellent care of her during her illness; Linda McKinley, Jeanette Rushing and Shirley Bingham. Mrs. Webb requested that memorials go to Tunica Academy, P.O. Box 966, Tunica, MS 38676. Pallbearers are Hugh M. Monteith III, D.D.S., Dick Taylor, David Goff, Tim Sledge, Robert Draughon, Clinton Bailey, Sterling Withers and Patrick Johnson.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on January 23, 2013
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