Mrs. Betty Adkins Thacker, 82, formerly of Boggs Ranch Road, Graham and a resident of Liberty Commons in Burlington, died Saturday, February 22, 2014.
A native of Rockingham County, Mrs. Thacker was the wife of the late Dolphus A. "Doc" Thacker, Sr. and the daughter of the late Joe W. Adkins and the late Jessie Wade Adkins.
Mrs. Thacker was a charter member of Baptist Temple.
Mrs. Thacker is survived by three sons, Dolphus Allen Thacker, Jr., and his wife, Cheryl, of Graham, Hugh Adkins Thacker and his wife, Virginia, of Graham and Timothy Wade Thacker of Mebane; eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Thacker was preceded in death by her sister, Eva Adkins Wilson.
A funeral service will be held Monday, February 24, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel in Graham. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Don Carter and David Carter. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, from 1:00 until 2:00 pm prior to the service. Other times they will be at the residence of a son, Hugh Thacker, 326 Cheeks Lane, Graham, NC 27243.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Baptist Temple, 2224 Anthony Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.richandthompson.com.