July 3, 2022, 79, Seven Springs –
Betty Swinson Webber, 79, resident of the Indian Springs community, Seven Springs, N.C.., passed away Sunday evening, July 3, 2022, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 8, at 11:00 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home. Officiating will be the Rev. Chris Turner. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home before the service, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Flowers are welcome, or memorial gifts may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro NC 27534.
A native of the Beautancus area near Mount Olive, she excelled in basketball while at North Duplin High School., and was named most athletic in her graduating class.
A life-long member of Stanford Church, she had served as deacon, clerk of session, Sunday school teacher, and Bible school director
She was retired from Burlington Industries where she had been employed in its human resources department. She, then, became employed as secretary at First Baptist Church of Mount Olive.
Always caring for her loved ones, she delighted in looking after her grandchildren, and spending time at the beach with her family. An immaculate housekeeper, she was known for her excellence in cooking, but she did enjoy frequenting area restaurants with her husband.
She had worked with the Wayne County Board of Elections as an elections clerk and was a member of the ladies auxiliary of Seven Springs Fire Department.
Mrs. Webber is survived by her husband of 38 years, Charles Clayton Webber, of the home; two daughters and their husbands, Sharon and Scott Price of Seven Springs, and Lori and Tony Martin of Mount Olive; grandchildren, Gary Mark Tillman and wife, Jessica, of Goldsboro, Casey Kelly of Mount Olive, Davis Price of Seven Springs, and Amberley Davis and husband, Justin, of Mount Olive; great-grandchildren, Rhylea Kelly of Mount Olive, Clay Tillman of Goldsboro, and Emma Rose Davis of Mount Olive; a sister-in-law, Lib Swinson of Mount Olive; two brothers-in-law, David King of Mount Olive, and Elmer “Buddy” Taylor, also of Mount Olive; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ulysses and Bertha Brock Swinson; brothers, Leamon Swinson and wife, Kay, Bobby “Ham” Swinson and wife, JoAnn, Tom Swinson, and James “Bud” Swinson; and sisters, Evelyn S. Malpass and husband, Gordon, Peggy S. King, Faye S. Taylor, and Velma S. Price and husband, J.B.