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English language educator

Betty Rackley Killebrew, American English language educator. Named Outstanding Young Women of America, Outstanding Faculty E. Mississippi Community College, 1989. President Scooba (Mississippi) Music Club, since 1970. Member Local Faculty Association, Southeastern Conference for English Teachers, Mississippi Junior and Community College Association, Order of the Eastern Star, Gideon's Auxiliary.

Background

Killebrew, Betty Rackley was born on June 26, 1931 in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Aubrey Jesse and Odonnell (Rutledge) R.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1953. Master of Arts, Mississippi State University, 1965. Educational Specialist, Mississippi State University, 1976.

Career

Junior high English teacher, Lambert (Mississippi) High School, 1953-1956; high school English teacher, Tunica County (Mississippi) High School, 1956-1959; high school English and Spanish teacher, Benoit (Mississippi) High School, 1959-1969; English instructor, chair humanities, E. Mississippi Community College, Scooba, Mississippi, since 1969.

Politics

Churches should be encouraged to teach and preach biblical truth on moral issues and to urge their members to vote according to their beliefs, convictions, and values.

Views

The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

Membership

President Scooba (Mississippi) Music Club, since 1970. Member Local Faculty Association, Southeastern Conference for English Teachers, Mississippi Junior and Community College Association, Order of the Eastern Star, Gideon's Auxiliary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening.

Connections

Married Willard Wayne Killebrew, December 20, 1974.

father:
Aubrey Jesse R.

mother:
Odonnell (Rutledge) R.

spouse:
Willard Wayne Killebrew