Betty Jean Fields Swindell, 55, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
She was a 1975 graduate of West Craven Middle School, a preschool teacher and wedding consultant.
Her funeral will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the New Bern Church of God with the Rev. David Salmons, pastor. Burial will follow in New Bern Memorial Cemetery.
She is survived by her two sons, Gregory Pugh of New Bern and Tashawn Pugh of Raleigh; one daughter, Tashena Hitt of Wake Forest; her mother, Doris Sutton Fields of New Bern; four brothers, the Rev. George Fields of Kinston, Terry Fields of Raleigh, Anthony Fields and Jerry Fields both of New Bern; and eight grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence of her mother, Doris Fields 3295 Hwy. 55 W., New Bern. Online condolences are accepted at oscarsmortuary.com. Viewing hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Oscar's Mortuary. Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary.