Betty Carr Clanton, 78, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at home in Ingleside.

She was born on Nov. 15, 1929, in Calallen to James M. and Alphy Atkinson Carr. She was the youngest of four children and grew up in the Calallen area.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Orine Carr Menn; and her brother, James L. Carr.

She is survived by her sister, Irene Carr McGivney of Ingleside; five children, Chris Clanton of Ingleside, Chad (Debbie) Clanton of Corpus Christi, Chip (Karen) Clanton of Sugar Land, Colby (Maureen) Clanton of Portland and Chula (Bobby) Dendy of Ingleside; 12 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; honorary son, Ron Jackson; and her beloved animal companions, Fancy and Rowdy.

Funeral services will be held at the Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 10 a.m. Dr. Greg Belser, pastor of Morrison Heights Baptist Church, Clinton, Miss., will officiate. Burial will be immediately following the funeral service and will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to San Patricio County Animal Shelter, 660 Donnan Court, Aransas Pass, Texas 78336 or Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton, Texas 75006.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home