Betty Ann Parker Robertson


Betty Ann Parker Robertson, 88, of Tenaha, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021, at her home.

Graveside service will be held 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Rev. Carol Clifford Turner and Rev. Malcolm Monroe officiating.  

Born September 24, 1932, in Shreveport, Louisiana, Betty is the daughter of George Duke Parker and Lennie Persis Barron Parker. She earned her Masters Degree and went on to become a teacher, teaching 4th grade at Center ISD for 38 years. Simultaneously, Betty was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother or “Mur” to many children. Betty was a member of First United Methodist Church where she was active in Children, Youth, and Women’s Programs.  

She is survived by:

Amy Lyn Robertson of Center
Lea Ann Robertson of Center

Granddaughter, Ashlyn Forbis and husband Adam of Troup

Great-grandchildren, Landon Ray Forbis and Hudson Lane Forbis of Troup

Extended family:
Janet Gomez Romero and husband Guadalupe
Rudy Romero
Michelle Gomez
Fatima Romero
Carmen and Juan Navarro
Santiago Navarro
Jose Navarro

A number of nieces, nephews and other relatives, and a host of friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Harold Dean Robertson; brothers, Dan Parker and Guy Parker; sister, Ray Davis; and niece, Jane Ellen Jones.

In addition to flowers, memorial donations can be made to First United Methodist Church of Center. Online condolences & tributes can be sent at