Betty Ruth Waltman

Published 12:00 am Monday, September 15, 2008

Betty Ruth Waltman died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was 68.

Born in Isola, Mrs. Waltman had been a Vicksburg resident since 1944. She was retired from Vicksburg Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Waltman Sr. of Vicksburg; three sons, Tom French of Hot Springs, Ark., Keith French of Burlington, N.C., and Gary Waltman Jr. of Huntsville, Ala.; three daughters, Tina Waltman of Pass Christian, Velvet Waltman of Bay St. Louis and Karen Waltman of Lafayette, Ind.; three brothers, Bill Welch and David Welch, both of Vicksburg, and Jerry Welch of Beaumont, Texas; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Talbert officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Curtis Blades, Doug Brown, B.J. Welch, Vince Welch, Bill Fulcher and John Kleinman.