In Memory of




Obituary for Mr. James Betts III

Mr. James Betts III leaves to celebrate and cherish his memories a devoted father, James M. Betts, Jr. of Cahokia, IL; a devoted mother, Beverly (Gregory) Spears Cox of Providence, KY; grandmother, Geraldine Spears of East St. Louis, IL; four children, Zaiden and Zamirah Betts (Natalie) of East St. Louis, IL, Mylah J. Betts (Sydney) and Demetrius Betts (Demetriana) of Belleville, IL; four brothers, Devion Spears of East St. Louis, IL, De Mario Coleman of Belleville, IL, Antwan Cox of Granite City, IL and Jeron Cox of Providence, KY; three sisters, Zaria, Cartavia and Sarah Cox all of Providence, KY; six aunts, Nadine Anthony, Delphine (Robert) Spears, Tracy Spears all of East St. Louis, IL, Carrie (DeLace) Young of Los Angeles, CA, Kimberly (Calvin) Dubard of Fayetteville, NC and Dana (Joe) Spears of Atlanta, GA; two special cousins, Emmitte Prince, III of Belleville, IL and Drekia Weathers; his Bonnie to his Clyde cousin, Manfrecia McGee of East St. Louis, IL; seven brother-friends, Montrel Thomas, Rasheed Jones, Khailil Anthony, DeMarcus Garner, Orlando Thomas, Arkevious Garner and Kalvin Thomas all of Belleville, IL; one
sister-friend, Essence Janae of Belleville, IL; and his lifetime girlfriend, Demetriana Bryant of Belleville, IL; and a host of great uncles, great aunts, cousins, family, and friends.