The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


July 12, 2013

Betty Whitley

Thursday, July 11, 2013 — Betty Ruth Whitley, 77 years of age, of Stanly County, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at CMC-Northeast in Concord.

Ms. Whitley was born September 14, 1935, to the late Robert McKinley Morton and the late Ada Jane Morton.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Albemarle Church of God, 632 Hill St., Albemarle, officiated by Rev. Thomas Andrufski.

Survivors include daughters, Kathy (Ronnie) Hatley  and Kitty (Billy) Hatley, all of Albemarle, N.C. and Jane (Benny) Smith of Oakboro, N.C.; grandchildren, Mandy Smith Thompson, Josh Hatley, Rob Hatley and Jake Hatley; great-grandchild, Brynlynn Hatley; brother, Vance Morton of Georgia; and sisters, Fronail Eury of Albemarle, N.C. and Grace Sprinkle of Kannapolis, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Whitley family.

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