From the obituary files of Novella Tole


In Loving Memory
Betty Bernice Whitfield

Memorial Service
Monday. December 28, 1998
F.F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home
25900 Emery Road
Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128
Rev. Fred M. Caffie, Jr.
Rev. James Anderson



          Betty McClain Whitfield was born on August 16, 1943 in Decaturville, Tenn., to Carl & Georgia McClain. She was the fourth of five children. She attended the Decatur County Public School System. She passed through this life suddenly on Tuesday, December 22, 1998 at 5:31 pm, at Meridia Medical Center in Sagamore Hills, Ohio.

          Betty accepted Christ at an early age, as an adult she rededicated her life to Christ. She was a member of The Original Harvest Missionary Baptist Church until her death. Betty was truly a person you could call on night or day. She always put others before herself. She cherished her children and grandchildren dearly. People that really knew her loved her, and to know her was to love her.

          Betty led an active life, she loved to travel, and play video games with her grandchildren. She was employed by The City of Cleveland Public Water Dept, for over fifteen years, and where she had many friends. Betty loved the Lord and demonstrated it through her kindness and generosity to others.

          Betty leaves to mourn, her mother, Georgia M. Craig, step-father John Craig, two daughters, Patricia Young, and Theresa Whitfield, two sons, Michael Dwayne, and Timmy Whitfield, one son-in-law, Ulysses Young, two sisters, Mary Sue Walker and JoEvelyn White, two brothers, Carl McClain Jr. and Jeny Michael McClain (deceased), One sister-in-law, Mary McClain, two brother-in-laws, John Walker and Roland White, fourteen grandchildren, aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. They will all cherish the moments and love she shared with them. She will truly be missed.

Highland View Memorial Park
21400 Chagin Boulevard

Arrangements entrusted to:
E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home


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