Bethune-Price, Willie Gilbreath

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Willie Price
Willie Price

Willie Gilbreath Bethune-Price, 89, of Higdon, Alabama, died on Monday, December 31, 2012 in a local health care facility.

She was born in Ft. Payne, Ala., on May 3, 1923 to the late William and Ellen Gilbreath and spent many years in Dade County, Bryant and Higdon communities of Sand Mountain. She was a member of the Mountain View Church of God and was employed for many years at Nation Hosiery Mill and Brock Candy Company.  

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her husbands, J. B. Bethune and James Price, daughter, Sue Reeves, grandsons, David Reeves and Jordan Bethune, and seven brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her children, Donald (Evelyn) Bethune of Ringgold, Faye (Charles) Buchanan of Higdon, Terry (Diane) Bethune of Fort Oglethorpe, Deana (Darryl) Smith of Ooltewah, Gary (Connie) Bethune of Chattanooga, Deborah (Rick) Lyons of Chattanooga, and Ronald (Pam) Bethune of Fort Oglethorpe; son-in-law, Douglas Reeves of Trenton; 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 4, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Brad Bridges officiating.  Burial will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.  

To share expressions of sympathy, visit her online guestbook at lane-southcrestchapel.com.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Chattanooga for their care and kindness.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan. 3, from 4–8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.


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