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Betty Clay

Betty Jo Clay

Tuesday, May 24th, 1927 - Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Betty Jo Clay, 91, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 in Arlington.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, February 23, at Broadway Baptist Church, 305 W. Broadway Ave., Fort Worth. Interment: Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington.
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday, February 22, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.
Memorials: Memorial gifts may be made to Mission Arlington or Broadway Baptist Church.

Betty was born on May 24, 1927 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Joseph Elemuel Hicks and Tressie Mae Brockinton Hicks. A resident of Arlington since 1954, she was an active and longtime member of First Baptist Church in Arlington and later, Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth where she sang in the choir. She worked as a public school math instructor with the AISD. She was a published writer in magazines for genealogy and computing. Betty loved gardening and traveling.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Richard Clay in 1991.

Survivors: Daughter, Laura Pease and husband, Mark; son, David Clay; grandchildren, Brittany Klint, Bryan Pease, Bryant Clay, and Taylor Clay; great-grandchild, Delilah Klint; and one on the way.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    Broadway Baptist Church
    305 W Broadway Ave.
    FORT WORTH, TX 76104
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  • Interment

    Moore Memorial Gardens
    1219 North Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76012
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Posted at 01:43pm
While words fail to capture the pain of loosing a loved one ,we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy if having Heavenly Father Jehovah God return your dear one to you .Revelation.21:3-4.may you and your family find comfort in these scriptures.


Posted at 12:46pm
In this time of grief I offer my sincere condolences .may you find the strength to endure in God's word the bible Isaiah tells us that Jehovah will help to fortify us and hold on to us.

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Mike Todd

Posted at 06:24pm
I first met Betty and her husband, Richard, on my first trip across the Atlantic from the UK in 1984 when I was lecturing at computer summer camps. From that point on we became very good friends. She taught me a lot about genealogy, and showed me and my mother Texas and New Orleans.
I’ll always be grateful for what she taught me, and for her introducing me to Texas and her family. From the beginning I have always felt part of the family, and I was privileged to be invited to her grandson’s wedding just over 2 years ago – the last time I saw her.

Suzanna and Larry Hughes

Posted at 10:09am
We are remembering your family daily in our thoughts and prayers.
Larry and Suzanna Hughes

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