East County News Service
June 6, 2017 (Lemon Grove) - Long-time Lemon Grove resident Betty White passed away peacefully on May 14, 2017. Betty was born on October 17, 1930, in Charleston, South Carolina to Eva Mae Clark (Smith) and Omer Clark, who was in the U.S. Army. Betty was one of five Clark children: Helen, Richard (Dick), Betty, Eva May and James (Jim). The family eventually settled back in San Diego after living in several places including Panama. Betty graduated from Hoover High School in San Diego in 1948 and then studied nursing at San Diego State College (now SDSU).