April 24, 77
Jane Williford Best passed away Friday, April 25, 2020 at Wayne UNC Health Care. Born in Tampa, Florida on October 10, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Gus and Virginia Gill Williford. She was married to the late Tommy Best.
Jane was a member of the 1960 graduating class of Goldsboro High School and maintained many lifetime and cherished friendships with her classmates. She was also a long-time member of Madison Avenue Baptist Church and the Homemakers Sunday School Class.
Jane had a long career in the banking industry advancing to vice president and city executive with East Coast Federal and continuing with BB&T. After her retirement from BB&T, she began another deeply rewarding career at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, retiring in August of 2019.
A graveside service for family and close friends will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Willow Dale Cemetery with Rev. Adam Street officiating.
Jane is survived by her sons, Tommy Best and wife, Tonya and Michael Best; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ed Best and wife, Jo, Irma Best Wiggins, Merle Best, Jerry Best and wife, Joan; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Carol Williford and Richard Ball; sister-in-law, Mary Louise Best, and brother-in-law, Durwood Wiggins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Wayne County Humane Society, P.O. Box 821, Goldsboro, NC 27533; the Salvation Army, 610 William Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530; or Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.