Vera Mae Bethea

October 07,1963 - April 12,2019

Obituary for Vera Mae Bethea

The Bethea Family is sad to announce the passing of a loved one.
Vera Mae Walker-Bethea, affectionately known as BIP, was born in Sylvester, Georgia on October 7, 1963. She was the daughter of Loren Walker and Willie Vera Jefferson.

During her early years, Vera joined and was baptized as a member of Powell Chapel Baptist Church in Sylvester, Georgia. She graduated in 1981 from Worth County Comprehensive High School and later attended Albany State College (University).

On April 12, 2019, Vera departed this earthly life at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia. She is preceded in death by her loving son, Anthony Barther, Jr., her father: Loren Walker, her paternal grandparents: Saul Walker and Marie Cobb, and her maternal grandparents: Freddie and Agnes Willie B. Jefferson.

Vera leaves precious memories to be cherished by her devoted husband: Alvin Bethea; her mother: Willie Vera Jefferson, both of Sylvester, Georgia; one sister: Traci M. Turner (Dennis of Albany, Georgia; three brothers: Arthur Jefferson, Robert Jefferson and Tommie Walker, all of Sylvester, Georgia; a brother-in-law: Eric Young of Sylvester, Georgia; four sisters-in-law: Wanda Jackson (Cleveland) of Ocala, Florida, Diane Robinson (Otis) of Columbus, Georgia, Vicki Crapp of Sylvester, Georgia and Sakinah Smith (Kirk) of Leesburg, Georgia; and a host of other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.


Friday, April 19, 2019
Fields Funeral Home
507 W Price St
Sylvester GA 31791



Funeral Service

11:00 AM
First African Baptist Church
606 W Pope St
Sylvester, GA 31791
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