STARKVILLE — Betty Jewel Britt Gazaway, 83, died May 12, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Welch Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Sanders officiating Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Gazaway was born to the late Jim Britt and Louise Rushing. She was formerly employed as a cafeteria worker with Sudduth Elementary School and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Gazaway; and sister, June Gray. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Brown and Vickie Turner; sons, Bennie Gazaway and Jimmy Gazaway, all of Starkville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Building Fund, 1804 Pleasant Ridge Road, Sturgis, MS 39769.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on May 14, 2019
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