Paris News 6 Mar 1986 pg 3 Thomas Edwin Bettes
Thomas Edwin (Snooks) Bettes COOPER — Thomas Edwin (Snooks) Bettes of Charleston died Wednesday, March 5, at 11 p.m. at his home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Delta Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery. Mr. Bettes was born in Charleston on May 19, 1920. a son of Sam L. Bettes and Nita Oats Bettes. He was a carpenter. On Dec. 10, 1939, he married Virginia Kesler. Surviving are his wife; two brothers. Marlin Bettes of Cooper and Bobby Bettes of Cooper. He was preceded in death by two brothers. J.D. and James Bettes. The family will receive friends Thursday night at the funeral home.