Betty Moorefield, 85, of Morehead City, formerly of Burlington, died Saturday, January 25, 2014, at Crystal Coast Hospice House, Newport, NC.
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She was born May 4, 1928 in Burlington to Paul and Thames Apple Black. Prior to retiring and moving to Morehead City, she was co-owner of Moorefield Florist in Burlington.
She is survived by her husband, Sam Moorefield; daughters, Patricia Gilbert and husband, Durral of Charlotte, NC, Kathryn Moorefield of Charleston, SC; son, Thomas Moorefield and wife, Dianne, of Pittsboro, NC; brothers, Ronald Black of Maryland, John Black of Virginia, Mickey Black of Salisbury; grandchildren, Rachel Hidalgo, Jesse Moorefield, Annie Moorefield, Sam Moorefield, Mary Catherine Gilbert, Peyton Gilbert; great-grandchildren, Oscar Hidalgo, Julian Montes.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Ann Moorefield; sister, Doris McClendon; and brother, David Black.
A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 29, at Alamance Memorial Park, Burlington.
The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, on Monday, January 27, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home, Burlington, on Wednesday, January 29, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to Crystal Coast Hospice House, 100 Big Rock Weigh, Newport, NC 28570.
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City and Rich & Thompson Funeral Home, Burlington.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.
BROOKS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC
201 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE
Morehead City, NC 28557-4303
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2014