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Betty Hixson Laird (10-12-2017)
Photo of Betty Hixson LairdA memorial service
for Betty Hixson Laird,
79, of Farmerville was
held at 3 p.m. on Saturday,
October 7, 2017,
at Farmerville United
Methodist Church with
Rev. Hank Hamilton officiating,
under the direction
of Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville.
Mrs. Laird, a retired
court reporter, went to
her heavenly home October
2, 2017. She was
a member of Farmerville
United Methodist
Church and enjoyed
singing in the choir. She
also enjoyed traveling,
having made several trips to the Holy Land and abroad.
Taking care of others and tending to stray animals
brought her great pleasure.
Preceding her in death were: Her parents: W.O. “Ottis”
and Bessie Grant Hixson.
Left to cherish her memory is: Her loving husband
of 59 3/4 years, Billy Joe “Bo” Laird of Farmerville;
two children: Dr. Lisa A. Laird and husband Ira Sparof
Farmington, Ct. and Laura Laird Malone and husband
Jim of Farmerville; a grandson, Benjamin Spar of
Boston, Mass.; two step-grandchildren – Stephanie M.
Jordan and Kelsey M. Ferguson; seven great grandchildren;
a sister, Mary Ann McClain of Slidell, La; numerous
nieces, nephews and cousins; and many friends.
Visitation was held Saturday at the church prior to
the service.
Memorials may be made to Farmerville United
Methodist Church, the Union Parish Humane Society
or a charity of your choice.
Online memorials may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.