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This article is about the Novel Series character. For other pages with the same name, see: Bethany

"C'mon, they're waiting for you."
—Bethany to Lilly.[src]

Bethany Dupree is a survivor of the zombie apocalypse first appearing in The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor. She is a twelve-year-old girl with an old-soul face hardened with stress and contrasted by profusion of freckles.


Location Unknown

Almost nothing is known about Bethany's life prior to or as the outbreak began, except that she had a father, Calvin, a mother, Meredith, and two brothers named Lucas and Thomas.


"The Fall of The Governor"

After taking leadership of the town of Woodbury, Georgia following the death of Brian Blake, Lilly Caul begins welcoming refugees into the town, including Bethany and her family.


Bethany continues her life in Woodbury.

"Search and Destroy"

Bethany is kidnapped while Lilly and others are working on the railroad. Lilly finds her and the other children safe and sound, and trades herself for their freedom. Bethany now resides in Sixteenth Street.

"Return to Woodbury"

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Bethany has killed:


Novels 1 2 3 4 5
Rise of the Governor
The Road to Woodbury
The Fall of the Governor
Search and Destroy
Return to Woodbury
Appears Voice is heard
👁 Appears with no lines Appears in a flashback
Appears as a walker 🖼 Appears in a photograph/video
Appears as a corpse Appears in a hallucination/dream


  • Return to Woodbury first states Bethany to be 12 years old, but later in the same novel it is said she is 11 years old.