Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

January 21, 2014

Betty Annette DeChaume

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Betty Annette DeChaume, 46, gained her angel wings on Jan. 19, 2014.

She was born on Sept. 21, 1967 in Corsicana, to Billy Ray and Carolyn DeChaume. Betty was a loving Mimi, mother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She was known for her vibrant smile and giving heart. She was the glue that held her family together and her grandsons were her whole world.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents; grandmother, Mary Lee Patterson; and grandparents, Eugene and Nora May DeChaume.

Betty is survived by the love of her life of 24 years, Richard Kelly; son, Ricky and daughter-in-law Jessica Atkeisson; daughter, Kandice Stamey and boyfriend Preston Stephens; nephew, Xavier Fuqua; three grandsons, Layton, Levi, Logan and unborn grandson Landon; three sisters, Vicki DeChaume, Cathy and husband Larry Teer, Shelly and husband Mike McCaleb; aunts, Betty Rousey and Shirley Cordell; granny, Darlene Duncan; best friend and cousin, Becky Dozier; and numerous nieces and nephews, all of Corsicana.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Tim Easley officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Kelly, Kenny Grace, Gary Dowd. Gene Grace, Chris Raborn and Jackie Grace.

We love you to the moon and back tootyhead mimi — Layton and Levi

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Betty Annette DeChaume obituary.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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