Bettye, age 83, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on January 20, 2017.
She was born in Bryson City, NC on January 14, 1934. Bettye has resided in Wilmington since 1964. She was a graduate of Georgia Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in Atlanta and worked as a surgical nurse in that field until she married and stared her family.
Later, she worked at Strawbridge and Clothier for a number of years. Bettye was a long time member of St. Albans Episcopal Church and, over the years, was involved in many different capacities. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Bettye was predeceased by her parents, three brothers and her husband of 50 years, Mel Stout. She is survived by her son Tom and his wife Cheryl of Baltimore; daughter, Melanie and her husband Kevin Lane of Wilmington. She specially enjoyed her grandchildren, Kyle and Alexandra Lane and Eric and Jake Stout.
A memorial service will be held at St. Albans Center, 913 Wilson Road, Wilmington, on Sunday, January 29, at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Bettye’s name to Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Newport, DE 19804.
Online condolences visit: www.mcceryandharra.com