Obituary for Betty Doss Bibey Ashburn of Vass

Betty Doss Bibey Ashburn, of Vass, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at the age of 91.

Born Betty Irene Doss on February 19, 1933 in Mayodan NC to Marvin and Julia Hardy Doss. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Mickie Sheffield, her husband Luke Bibey, sons, Dale, Ronnie and Stevie Bibey, her daughter Phyllis Edmisten, grandson William (Blue) Bibey, great grandson Luke Dowd and second husband Roby Ashburn.

Betty moved to Moore County in 1941 with her parents and sister. She grew up working hard with her parents on their farm. She continued that hard work after her marriage to Luke, where she worked tirelessly alongside her husband raising tobacco and their six children. Betty continued working after leaving farming. She worked for several years at Trembles and then later baked and served many wonderful biscuits at the Fast Mart in Lakeview. She was a hardworking individual who was dedicated to her family and displayed great resilience throughout her life.

Mrs. Ashburn is survived by her daughters, Patsy Caviness (Danny) of Lakeview, and Donna Taylor of the home, along with fourteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces.

Betty found joy in working in her yard, caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and nurturing her love of flowers. She loved to stay in contact with her many friends through phone calls and Facebook. She will always be remembered as a very loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

A private Celebration of Life with Jimmy Calhoun officiating will be held at Holly Grove Cemetery to honor her memory.

Mrs. Asburn requested absolutely no flowers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Betty Doss Bibey Ashburn will be dearly missed by her family and those who knew and loved her.

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The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory of Vass.

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