“Not with out design does God write The painful experience we suffer for our greatest is to know that God cares and he is always miracle of life. There is departure “A beautiful and caring life ended Betty Jean Debose”.
Betty Jean Debose was born January 1, 1936, to the late Richard Dubose and Mary Dubose, in Perote, Alabama. She was the first child of eight children.
She confessed Christ at an early age and joined the Mt. Hillard Baptist Church, in Perote, Alabama, where she served many auxiliaries, under the leadership of the late Pastor Marshel Anglins.
Betty attended Perote High School and graduated with the class of 1960. Betty moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1961, and was employed with Burnair Hospital as a cook for ten years.
Betty attended the nursing program at Los Angeles City College in 1963, where she received her nursing certificate and was employed as a nurse assistance, at Los Angeles County General Hospital. She retired in 2002.
Betty joined Praises of Zion Baptist Church in 1963 and remained a faithful member for 40 years.
After her health decline Betty relocated back to Perote, Alabama where she was cared for by her sisters. Betty stayed in touch with her family and friends and had a special bond with her sisters and brother. She stayed in close contact with them.
Betty also had special contact with friends she grew up with. She called them on a regular basis as she did her sisters and brothers.
A beautiful and caring life ended when Betty Jean Debose was called from labor to rest on May 6, 2021, at her home in Union Springs, Alabama.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents: Richard Dubose and Mary Belle Dubose; three sisters: Juliet Boone, Tessie Dubose, and Idell Anderson.
Betty leaves to cherish, three sisters: Willie M. Dubose, Cora Thornton both of Perote, Alabama and Annie Dubose of Los Angeles, California; one brother: Melvin Debose of Los Angeles, California; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Friday, May 15, 2021 4-6 PM at the Allen Funeral Home in Union Springs, Alabama; Graveside service was held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:00 PM at the Mt. Hillard Church Cemetery, County Rd 53, Union Springs, AL; under the direction of the caring staff of Scott’s Chapel Hill Mortuary “Because We Care”.