DALLAS — Bessie “Betty” Marie Criswell, widow of legendary preacher and former Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President W.A. Criswell, died Aug. 2 at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas at the age of 93. The cause of death was a respiratory illness, according to The Dallas Morning News, which described Betty Criswell as “a local legend herself, staunchly supporting…
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