Betty Charles Whitehead Mobley

Published 3:35 pm Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Betty Charles Whitehead Mobley, 81, passed away, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at The Fellowship Home- Elms Memory Care Assistance Unit in Valdosta, Georgia. She was born on May 22, 1933 in Pike County to the late Marcus Nathaniel Whitehead and Annie Brown Whitehead of Springhill, Alabama.

Betty grew up in Springhill. She graduated from Troy High School in Troy, AL in 1951. Betty married Charlie Mobley in 1953 in Pike County. They were happily married for 35 years. Betty began working at F and M National Bank. She later worked for Edge Regional Hospital and retired from 20 years of service at Pike County Circuit/ District Clerks Office. Betty was a member of Springhill Baptist Church in her early years and was a member of the Builders Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church of Troy and Christ Berean Church of Valdosta, GA in her later years. Betty enjoyed being outside and working in her yard. When she was younger she enjoyed going out and dancing. She loved being around her family. Betty grew up near Springhill on her family’s farm. She had fond memories of helping her mama raise turkeys and going fishing with her daddy.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, father, mother, her brother James Whitehead, her sisters, Nora Harney, Merle Davis and Nita Kelly.

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Betty is survived by nephews and nieces Marcus (M.A.) Davis, Presley Earl Davis, Carolyn D Barron, Mike Kelly, Mark Kelly, Dr. Alfred (Butch) N Harney and Mary Ann Theyssen. Betty is also survived by many grand-nephews and nieces.

A visitation will be held at Dillard Funeral Home, 206 US-231, Troy, on Saturday, May 16th from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Dillard Funeral Home at 3:00 PM with Elder Marc Davis of Valdosta, Georgia officiating. Burial will then follow in Green Hills Cemetery. Dillard Funeral Home in Troy directing.

Pallbearers are Mark Kelly, Lavonne Barron, Jeff Davis, Phillip Davis, Ken Harris, Caleb Davis and Bob Williamson.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Troy and Springhill Baptist Church.