Betty Louise Stubbs, of Mexia, entered her heavenly home on November 27, 2020 at the age of 81. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 30, 2020 in the Mexia Cemetery with Rev. Marcus Sheffield officiating.
Betty was born August 29, 1939 in Corsicana, Texas to Kenneth Alvin and Marie Sullivan Price. Soon after graduating from Skyline High School in Dallas, she married Mickey D. Stubbs on September 12, 1957. In 1961, they moved to Mexia where they made their home. Betty and Mickey were blessed with three children, Cindy, Greg, and Jami, in addition to their special grandchildren. Although she worked in the Education Department of the Mexia State School, along with a few other entities, her most important job was that of a wife and mother.
Betty lived her life loving the Lord, her family, and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Any activities that her children or grandchildren were involved in, she was going be a there to support them. Meme, as she was affectionately known by her grandchildren, was not going to miss anything that her grandchildren were participating in, she looked forward to attending their activities. In the eyes of her grandchildren, Meme could not have been a better grandmother.
Even though Betty was quiet, soft spoken, and enjoyed the simple things in life, she was friendly, had an outgoing personality, treated everyone with respect and was always concerned for the well-being of others. It was easy to see she was a faithful Christian, as it was exemplified by the way she lived her life. She was a longtime active member of the First Baptist Church. Betty, also, served on the Board of Directors of Incommons Bank from 2000-2019, served as a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader, was a member of the Women’s Golf Association and the Junior Friday Club. Her hobbies consisted of shopping, traveling, and playing bridge with various groups.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Kenneth and Marie Price; husband of 43 years, Mickey Don Stubbs; brother, Alvin Price; son-in-law, John A. Jones; and brother-in-law, Ray Goodman.
Betty is survived by her loving children, Cindy Neal and husband, Trip of Fairfield, Greg Stubbs and wife, Jennifer of Mexia, and Jami Jones of Fairfield; grandchildren, Erin Neal and fiancé, Austin Harvey of Corpus Christi, Caitlin Neal of Fairfield, Regan Stubbs of Mexia and Bailey Jones of Fairfield; step grandson, Jason Neal of Fairfield; sisters, Martha Nulf and husband, Larry of Enchanted Oaks, TX and Nita Norwood and husband, Ron of Corsicana; sister-in-law, Sharon Goodman of Corsicana; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mexia Academic Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 534 , Mexia, TX 76667 or First Baptist Church, 500 E. Carthage, Mexia, TX 76667.