Betty White Tribute

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Lindsey Mount (Senior)

Betty White was in several television shows such as “The Golden Girls,” “Hot in Cleveland,” “The Golden Palace” and several more. White even had her own television show called “The Betty White Show.”

She was born on January 17, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois. He parents are Tess Curtis White and Horace Logan White.

Later in life she married Dick Barker in 1945. They divorced in 1945 because of their living situation. They lived on a chicken farm in Ohio and while Barker was an Army pilot during World War II, White decided that lifestyle was not what she wanted in life.

Then married Lane Allen in 1947. The marriage ended in 1949 due to Allen wanting a stay-at-home wife rather than her being an actress.

Afterwards, she married Allen Ludden in 1963 which ended in 1981 due to Ludden dying from stomach cancer.

During her lifetime she won multiple Primetime Emmy Awards, Screen actors Guild Life Achievement Awards, TCA Lifetime Achievement Awards, TV Land Legend Awards, TV Land Quintessential Non-Traditional Family Awards, People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Icon, Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album and many more.

People Magazine featured White and wrote about how she was about to turn 100 years old. “Betty White Turns 100!” was released on December 23, 2021 and hit newsstands and delivered to subscribers’ mailboxes by December 24, 2021.

The biggest news about Betty White was her turning 100 years old, but recently was that she suddenly died on December 31, 2021 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California at age 99.

During an interview after White’s death, the interviewee says after speaking with White’s assistant who was with her when she passed, she said the last word out of her mouth was “Allen.”

“My philosophy for staying young is to act bubbly every day, drink bubbly every birthday,” said White.