Betty Doris Herndon Britt
October 5, 1941 – November 25, 2018
Betty Doris Herndon Britt, age 77, of Newton, NC, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Carolina Caring in Newton, NC. Born October 5, 1941, in Washington County, VA, she was the daughter of the late Lockard Everett Herndon and Margie Mae Wise Herndon.
Betty was a firm believer in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She had retired from Joan Fabrics in Hickory, NC, and enjoyed playing Bingo.
In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death in 2003 by her husband, Fred Hardin Britt, Jr.; brothers, Jim Herndon and Bobby Herndon; and sisters, Shirley Gorley and Geraldine Cuddy.
She is survived by her sons, Danny Church of Newton, NC, and Tony Britt of Newton, NC; daughters, Tammy Britt of Newton, NC, and Brandy Mercer and husband Ronnie of Lincolnton, NC; sisters, Faye Lewis and Diane Weddle, both of Abingdon, VA; grandchildren, Jeff Fink, Chasity McLean and husband Jeremiah, and Jacob Mercer; great-grandchildren, Devon, Logan, Brooklyn, Katheryn, Kaden, Phoenix, and Miah; numerous nieces and nephews; and her dogs, Lucy and Cooper.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018, in the Chapel of Drum Funeral Home in Conover, NC, with the Rev. Grady Revis officiating. The burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory, NC. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 11:30 to 12:45 p.m. on Friday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to: Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC, 28658.
Condolences may be made to the Britt family at www.drumfh-conover.com.
The Britt family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover, NC.
- Lockard Everett Herndon, Father
- Margie Mae Wise Herndon, Mother
- Fred Hardin Britt Jr., Husband
- Danny Church, Son
- Tony Britt, Son
- Tammy Britt, Daughter
- Brandy Mercer and husband, Ronnie, Daughter
- Jim Herndon, Brother
- Bobby Herndon, Brother
- Faye Lewis, Sister
- Diane Weddle, Sister
- Shirley Gorley, Sister
- Geraldine Cuddy, Sister
- Jeff Fink, Grandchild
- Jacob Mercer, Grandchild
- Chasity McLean and husband, Jeremiah, Grandchild
Mrs. Britt also leaves 7 great-grandchildren to cherish her memory:
Devon, Logan, Brooklyn, Katheryn, Kaden, Phoenix and Miah.
As well as numerous nieces and nephews and her dogs, Lucy and Cooper.
- Danny Church
- Ronnie Mercer
- Chris Herndon
- Junior Lewis
- Eric Taylor
- Jason Lentz
- Receiving of Friends Friday, November 30, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, November 30, 2018