Donna Betts is the fifth wife of Dickie Betts; the guitarist and founding member of the music band The Allman Brothers Band. Mrs. Betts was by her husband’s side when he was hospitalized following a freak accident when he went out to his backyard while playing with the family dog, slipped and cracked his head, causing bleeding from the brain.
Back in December 2017, 63-year-old Dickie’s wife was arrested for the second time for probation violation by failing to abstain entirely from the use of illegal drugs and/or alcohol.
In October that same year, Donna charged with 18 counts of aggravated assault after an incident in March 2016; when she pointed a gun to the Sarasota rowing team who were training behind her home; she pleaded no contest into one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill.
Dickie married his first wife Barbara Hudgins in 1964, they divorced in 1967. It looks like Barbara is the momma of some of Dickie’ children; Kimberly, Christy, Jessica his only son Duane was born from his marriage to Paulette Howell.
Wife number two came in January 1968, her name Dale Ellen Crandall, the marriage didn’t last long and eventually divorced in 1971.
In 1973, Dickie married Sandy Bluesky Wabegijig, their marriage lasted two years; two years later he and Paulette Ann Eghiazarian tied the knot in Clark, Nevada; it is unknown when or why this two divorce, however, we know that on December 14, 1989, Dickie Betts and Donna Marie Stearns tied the knot on Manatee, Florida.
Furthermore, Donna Betts, formerly known as Donna Stearns was born on March 19, 1955.