Mother Betty L. Nichols was born the second of twelve children to Amos and Linnie Norwood. She attended Pelahatchie High School. She was overjoyed when she was blessed with a sweet baby girl.
Mother Betty loved going to church, caring for others, cooking, talking, singing, and spending time with her family especially her great-grandson. Later in life, she became a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and she loved her church family.
Mother Betty departed this life on December 13, 2021 at home with her loving daughter and son-in-law. Mother Betty’s parent’s: Amos and Linnie Norwood, three brothers: Billy Ray Norwood, John Norwood, and Amos Norwood Jr, as well as two sisters: Bertha Mae Ervin and Eva Grace Allen all predeceased her.
She leaves her precious cherished memories with her only daughter: Lisa (Bill) Wesley of Beaver, OK; one granddaughter: Ralshania (Stevie) McLaurin, one great-grandson: Andre’ Sanders Jr., and two god great-grandbabies: Xenia I. Rusher and Logan Ralph A. Hemphill all of Houston, TX; one brother: Elder John (Geannie) Norwood of Denver, CO; five sister’s: Zella(the late LC) Roby of Las Vegas, NV, Inez (Fred) Evans of Memphis, TN, Aster Thomas and Christine (Mel) Rosa of St. Paul, MN, Ernestine (James) Payne of Newark, DE; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.