Funeral services for Bettye Coslett, age 83, of Palestine are scheduled for 2 PM on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at Palestine United Pentecostal Church with Revs. W.E. Shiflet and Roy Bobbit officiating. Burial will follow at Land of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Bettye passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.
She was born on August 18, 1934, in Anderson County, Texas to the late Charley Maurice Griffin and Ida Rogers Griffin. Bettye’s life revolved around her church where she was a member for over 56 years at the Palestine United Pentecostal Church. She served as church secretary for 4 years and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. Bettye loved working with children and was a caregiver for anyone in need. She also had worked many years as a seamstress for the Garment Factory and the Wal-Mart store in Palestine.
Although Bettye had no children of her own, she leaves behind her church family and a host of friends that were closer than family.
Pallbearers will be Allen Williams, George Smith, John Gean, and Paul Temple. Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Hollingsworth and J.O. Hollingsworth.
Visitation will be held from 6 PM to 8 PM on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
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