Jul 22 2016
Mary Elizabeth Sessions “Bettie”, 92, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016. She was born April 21, 1924 in St. Augustine, FL to the late Wallace & Missouri Hopper. Bettie was of the Methodist faith, attended Valdosta State College and was a member of the Eastern Star. She was an avid reader, loved crossword puzzles, playing cards and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and will be dearly missed by all. Bettie was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Wendell; brother, Wallace Hopper, Jr.; great granddaughter, Jessica Browning. Survivors include her daughters, Nell Hersey (Ralph), Jean Forster (Walter), Carol Blum (Brad); grandchildren, Stephanie Browning (Clif), Eric Hersey, Jennifer DePew, Marty Forster (Julia), Brandi Diaz, Matthew Blum (Lisa); great grandchildren, Christina Browning, Haley and Wyatt Hersey, Katelyn, Jordan and Lily DePew, Jacob and Brodie Forster, Jackson and Morgan Diaz, Blake Blum; great-great grandchildren, Gabriel and Cassius Morris; numerous other family and friends. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 26 at 12pm in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218, with Pastor Ken Barney officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesdaybeginning at 11am, 714-1110.