Betty Overby passed away peacefully on February 22, 2019 surrounded by family and friends.  Betty started her journey in Davidson County, NC on September 25, 1929. During her 89 years, she was a loving wife, mother, sibling and friend. She loved God, her family, singing, golfing and working in her yard.  She had a sweet personality and never met a stranger. 

Betty was predeceased by her parents, Jeffrey and Blanche Traynham, her first husband, George Winslow, and later by her second husband, James Overby.  She is survived by her three children, Larry Winslow (Joan) of West End, NC, Teresa (Tess) King (Bill) of Greer, SC, and Barron Winslow (Beth) of Wilmington, NC.  She was very proud of her grandchildren, Jenny, Julie, Georgia, Luke and Nick and her six great-grandchildren.  One of ten children, Betty is survived by one sister and three brothers.

A celebration of Betty’s life will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, 1:00pm at First Baptist Church of Pinehurst, 7373 NC Highway 211, Pinehurst, NC, 28374. A graveside service will be held at 3:30pm at Floral Garden Park Cemetery, 1730 W English Rd, High Point, NC, 27262.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Betty’s memory may be made to First Baptist Church of Pinehurst, 7373 Hwy. 211, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or to Firsthealth Hospice and Palliative Care, 150 Applecross Rd. Pinehurst, NC  28374.

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Services have been entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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