Betty Lucille Reid Greenwood

Betty Lucille Reid GreenwoodOBIT Betty Greenwood
December 1, 1941 – July 10, 2015
FORESTBURG – Betty Lucille Reid Greenwood, 73, passed away July 10, 2015 in Denton, TX.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. July 13 at The White Family Funeral Home.
A funeral service was at 10 a.m. July 14 at County Line Cowboy Church in Sunset. Burial followed at Smyrna Cemetery in Sunset.
Pallbearers were Christopher Gootee, Curtis Jones, Garrett McCleskey, Bryan McDowell, Tracy Lanier, and David “Red” Cross. Honorary pallbearers were Jon Reid, Terry McMahan and Michael Lemley.
Betty was born Dec. 1, 1941 in Saint Jo as the fourth child of Ambers Columbus and Bonnie Ruth (Wilson) Reid. She grew up in her young years on a farm helping her dad do chores.
Betty loved being outdoors and singing to potatoes and flag hills to hear her echo. She loved to go to Saint Jo on Saturdays and attend church on Sundays. Betty attended Bonita Baptist Church until the age of 17 when her dad passed away. Her sister Shirley and her sang specials at Bonita Baptist.
In later years she attended The Methodist Church in Forestburg and The Assembly of God Church in Saint Jo and Terrell, OK. She attended school at Saint Jo and Nocona. In 1960 she graduated 20th in her class of 40 from Nocona High School.
During her younger working years she worked at a department store in Wichita Falls, Russell Newman in Saint Jo, Haggar Slacks of Bowie, Linda Jo Shoe Factory in Forestburg as a hand lacer and home health.
Betty married Delbert Wayne Greenwood of Forestburg on June 27, 1965 in Nocona. They raised cattle, hogs and truck crops for Dallas Farmers Market.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ambers and Bonnie Reid; sister, Ruthie Rojean; son, Lance Reid; daughter, Sherry Gay; brother, A.C. Reid and her husband, Delbert Wayne Greenwood.
Betty is survived by her children, Tracy Greenwood and wife Michelle, Forestburg, Kristie Del, Gainesville, and Bonnie Belinda and husband Curtis, Ardmore, OK; four grandchildren, Garrett McCleskey, Bryan McDowell, Morgan McDowell and Gabriella Hellinger; sister, Shirley McMahan and husband Archie, Bowie; sister-in-laws, Priscilla Sue Sewell Reid, Wichita Falls Hazel Echols Greenwood, Forestburg Wanda McGee and Wyonna Riddles; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Meals on Wheels of Bowie at 501 Pelham Street, Bowie, TX 76230 or God’s Table First Freewill Baptist Church at 505 Strong Street, Bowie, TX 76230.
Arrangements were entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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