Betty Owen Gwaltney

Betty Owen Gwaltney

May 20, 2023, 72, Goldsboro –

Betty Owen Gwaltney, age 72, died at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. Born in Wayne County to the Late Norman R. Williamson & Margaret Creech, also preceding her in death is her son Buck “JR” Hughes Jr., a brother Johnny Williamson.

A service to celebrate Betty’ will be held Thursday, May 25th at 6:00 pm in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.  Pastor Donnie Hines will preside. The family will greet friends following the service at the funeral home. 

She is survived by her children – Kandy Allen, Jennifer Gwaltney &  Beth Gwaltney, Brothers – Randy Williamson (Iris), and Billy Williamson: sisters –Norma J. Jenkins, and Frances Waterman.  Seven Grandchildren also survive, Danyelle Rouse, Matthew King, Caleb Rose, Dalton Rose, Chayton Garrison, Laina Garrison, Austyn Buck Ward Harrison, 

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Gwaltney Family.  

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