Bethany Jane McDonald
October 6, 1981 ~ September 1, 2013
Bethany Jane McDonald, a life-long resident of New Braunfels, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013 in New Braunfels at the age of 31. She was born on October 6, 1981 in New Braunfels to Arthur W. McDonald and Molly Octavia Murph McDonald. Bethany was a sensitive, sweet, free-spirited, loving and caring young lady who loved the Lord Jesus. Her love of outdoor adventures, animals, and nature was only outweighed by her extreme devotion to her family, especially her son, Benjamin, and to her friends. She had a strong love and compassion for the elderly, and worked as a CNA. Bethany was a student in the Wayland Baptist University R.N. program. Survivors include her beloved son, Benjamin Arthur Myers; parents, Arthur and Molly McDonald; siblings, Andrew McDonald and wife, Sandra; Mary Kristine Whitehead and husband, Jeff; Charles Luke McDonald and wife, Meaghan; nephews and nieces, Chris, Amanda, Nick, Kirsten and Austin. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 PM on Thursday, September 5, 2013, with the family present to greet friends from 6 to 8 PM at Freedom Fellowship Church, 410 Oak Run Point in New Braunfels. Funeral services will follow at 11 AM on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Freedom Fellowship Church with Pastor Dennis Gallaher officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Country Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Bethany's name to Options for Women-New Braunfels, Freedom Fellowship Church, or to Gospel for Asia.