The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 13, 2013 at St. John Baptist Church, Allen Street, Leslie, Georgia, where Reverend Calvin James is pastor. The Reverend Jessie Watt, pastor of New Zion Baptist Church, Cobb, Georgia, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Allen Street, Leslie, Georgia.
Mrs. Betty High Adams was born April 11, 1946 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia to the late Jim High and Mary Lee Everette High. She was preceded in death by three siblings, Jim High, Jr. (1948), Robert High (1964) and Deann High Anthony (1999). She was also preceded in death by her beloved grandparents, Robert Everette and Lucy Mae Adams Everette.
She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County where she acquired her GED. She was married to Willie B. Pace in 1973 and to this union they were blessed with one child. She was blessed to be the mother of five children, one preceded her in death, Mary Ann High (1965).
Betty accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined the Jackson Grove Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend D. C. Champion. She served faithfully on the Usher Board Ministry.
She was employed with Steven Industrial of Leslie, Georgia for several years and later it was purchase by Cargil, Inc., Dawson, Georgia.
She leaves a legacy of golden memories to her beloved children and their spouses, Tommy Lee High (Sharon), Columbia, South Carolina, Roy Antonio High (Renee), Americus, Georgia, Kelly High Ford (Mark), McDonough, Georgia, and Tyris Kelvin High (Tonya), Albany, Georgia; eleven grandchildren, Antwjun Waters, Tommy Lee High, Jr., FeRoyre High, Sr., Darius Thomas, Kallafia High, Denisia Thomas, Tanika High, Juwan High, Trey High, Tyria High, Danielle Heath, including a devoted grandchild, Destiny Allen; one great grandchild, FeRoyre High, Jr.; six siblings and their spouses, Pearlie Deriso, Americus, Georgia, Willie High, Jr. (Young), Jacksonville, Florida, Benny L. High, Macon, Georgia, Barbara Ann High, Leslie, Georgia, Larry High (Jacqueline), Lawrenceville, Georgia and Faye Burke (Torrin), Atlanta, Georgia; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including two devoted friends, Mamie McKenzie and Cindy Ruff.
- SARA CLEMONS(Saturday, April 13 13 03:46 pm EDT)
I AM VERY SADDENED TO HEAR ABOUT THE LOSS OF YOUR DEAR LOVED ONE.MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU IN YOUR TIME OF GRIEF.MAY YOUR MEMORIES BRING YOU COMFORT.[MAY THE GOD OF COMFORT AND TENDER MERCIES BE WITH YOU IN YOUR TIME OF GRIEF.](2 CORINTHIANS 1:4)GOD CARES AND SO DO I.
- Ardhlyh Munyette Williams(Thursday, April 11 13 08:29 am EDT)
Dear Family, may the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding guard our hearts and minds as we mourn the lost of our loved one.
- REGINALD & ANGELA STEVENSON(Wednesday, April 10 13 10:34 pm EDT)
MAY THE PEACE OF GOD BE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.WE LOVE YOU
- Ray & Elizabeth Holloway(Wednesday, April 10 13 09:43 pm EDT)
Our prayers and thoughts are with each of you during the loss of your mother, grandmother, sister, Aunt,and friend. God is able to carry you through. Amen
- Chineque Hooks(Monday, April 08 13 09:08 am EDT)
As friends of this family for many years, we wish to extend our deepest sympathy to the entire High family. With much love, Chineque Hooks and the Hooks family.