Adrienne Bettress

Adrienne Bettress

SNELLVILLE Adrienne Bettress Adrienne Bettress, age 61, of Snellville passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Atlanta on February 21, 1952, to Thurlow and Sylvia Evans of Avondale Estates. She is survived by her husband, Fred Bettress; daughter, Nelie Bettress; son, Jimmy Bettress; mother-in-law, Julia Bettress; sister, Judy Evans; sister and brother-in-law, Janis and Jack Burel; brother and sister-in-law, Thurlow Buddy and Virginia Evans; grandchildren: Julia, Avari, Garrett, and Carson; and many nieces, nephews, and close family and friends. Adrienne was the owner of Evans Appraisal Services and held a long career in real estate, from which she happily retired in 2000. She enjoyed cooking and loved nature and wildlife. She especially loved her birds, gardening, and flowers. Adrienne was a champion of all Gods creatures; sick and stray animals knew she would save them at no cost. Above all she was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and friend. A Funeral Service to Honor the Life of Adrienne Bettress will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 11AM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday, May 20, 2013 from 6PM until 8PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gwinnett Humane Society, P.O. Box 750, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Condolences may be viewed or sent to www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, A Family Company Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.