November 18, 1950 - October 25, 2019
“I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7
Betty Jean Newkirk was born November 18, 1950 to the late Rosa Sheridan Newkirk and Frank Newkirk in New Orleans, LA. Betty departed this life at the age of 69; she left this earthly life and transitioned to her period of eternal rest at Rest Haven Living Center in Bogalusa, LA on Friday, October 25, 2019.
She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Sidney R. Mingo; son, Wayne Washington; two brothers, Oscar Newkirk of Columbia, MS, Benjamin Newkirk all of Varnado, LA; three sisters, Dorothy (Allen) Pittman and Josephine Newkirk both of Bogalusa, LA, Willie Mae (Arthur) Wall of Varnado, LA; four grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rosa Newkirk and Frank Newkirk; and her brother Jerry Newkirk.
Visitation will be held at Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa, LA from 2:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. Funeral Service will be on Friday, November 1, 2019 at at Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa, LA at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Linza R. Cotton, officiating.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home – Bogalusa in charge of arrangements.