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Betty Williams Stacy / April 13, 2011
Betty Williams Stacy, 77, of 1315 Fernglen Place, Cary, N.C. passed away on April 11, 2011. She was born in Halifax County,a daughter of the late Raymond Peter Williams and Sadie Amanda Adams Williams. She was raised in Halifax County where she graduated from Turbeville High School and worked for optometrist Dr. Frank Godbold, in South Boston.

She is survived by her husband, Pat Stacy, of the home; one sister, Jenny Jones and her husband, Espey R. Jones of South Boston; a brother, James R. Williams and his wife Mickey of Vienna; a sister-in-law, Nancy Williams of Florida, a brother-in-law, Cecil Granger of Halifax; 13 nieces and nephews, 17 great nieces and nephews and seven great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by seven sisters, Margaret W. Edmondson, Essie Mae W. Phelps, Nell Williams, Laura W. Boaz, Louise Williams, Grace Williams and Kathleen W. Granger and three brothers, Raymond Williams, George Williams and John Williams.

Memorial services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Dan River Baptist Church with Rev. Jeaux Simmons officiating. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. Internment at the church cemetery will be private.

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