CLARENCE DeWITT BOOTY JR.
October 20, 1940 – April 22, 2019
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Clarence DeWitt Booty, Jr., 78, of Natchitoches, LA will be held at 10 A.M. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Natchitoches with Reverend Louis Sklar as celebrant. Interment will follow in Springville Cemetery, Coushatta, LA. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home, Coushatta, LA.
Mr. Booty was born October 20, 1940 in Natchitoches, LA and passed away April 22, 2019. Mr. Booty was a long-time parishioner of the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and a member of the Knights of Columbus #1357. DeWitt was a graduate of St. Mary’s and Northwestern State University. He was an avid Demon Fan and supporter in the 6th Man Club, Quarterback Club and Alumni Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Johnnie Booty; and son, Robert Henry “Skip” Wooley, Jr.
Mr. Booty is survived by his wife, Louise Posey Wooley Booty of Natchitoches, LA; daughter, Rhonda Chamberlin and husband, Bobby of Evelyn, LA; grandson, Rob Chamberlin and wife, Stephanie of Coushatta, LA; granddaughter, Aimee Walker and husband, Chris of Natchitoches, LA; great-grandchildren, Madison and Madelyn Chamberlin, and Hunter and Witt Walker; sisters, Sister Alma Rose Booty of San Antonio, TX and Elly Hurley and husband, Richard of Pelham, AL; nieces, Leslie Cheek and husband, Jarrett and their children, Shelby and Morgan, and Tammy Fisher.
Serving as pallbearers will be Rob Chamberlin, Chris Walker, Bobby Chamberlin, Richard Hurley, Dewey Page, Francis Vienne, Johnnie Muckleroy, and Jarrett Cheek. Honorary pallbearers are his precious great-grandchildren, Madison and Madelyn Chamberlin, Hunter and Witt Walker, two special nieces, Leslie Cheek and Tammy Fisher, Larry Broadwater, Bob Benson, and Doug Lewallen.
In lieu of flowers, to honor DeWitt’s love and heart for the sports program at NSU, memorials can be made to the Demons Unlimited Foundation for Northwestern State University Athletics, 468 Caspari, Natchitoches, LA 71497.
Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home