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Betty Powell Pomeroy

January 28, 1957 — September 2, 2023

Hamlet

Betty Ruth Powell Pomeroy, 66, of Decatur, Georgia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, September 2, 2023, in Hamlet, North Carolina.

 Betty was born January 28, 1957, in Georgetown, South Carolina, to the late H.C. (Tom) and Ruth Powell.

She was also preceded in death by her husband Alfred James Pomeroy and her infant sister.

She is survived by her sister Rachel P Cycotte, brother Steve (Joan) Powell of Hamlet, North Carolina, a stepdaughter Lisa, ten nieces and nephews, fifteen great nieces and nephews, and 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons.   

Betty attended Holmes Bible College in South Carolina and graduated from Emmanual College in Georgia and Pan American University in Texas.  As a registered nurse for 38 years, she worked at McAllen Methodist Hospital in the state of Texas and for the State of Georgia as a public health nurse.  She also worked at a nursing home and hospitals in Georgia and volunteered with The American Red Cross.

Betty was married to Al Pomeroy almost 44 years. They were very active in their church and with The Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors.

Betty was considered the greatest aunt by her nieces and nephews and Nana to her 2grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons.  Some of her favorite things were finding bargains, reading, working in the church nursery, and spending time with her wonderful friends and neighbors.

The family would like to especially thank FirstHealth Home Health and Gentiva Hospice for their wonderful care and Betty’s nieces:  Stefanie Starbird, Daphne Powers, and Tiffany Youngblood and nephew:  Mason Caquias for the loving care they gave their aunt.

Funeral service will be at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, 705 S Caroline St., Rockingham, NC, Tuesday September 5, 2023, at 6:30 pm.

Famly will great friends and family prior to the service from 5:30pm ~ 6:30pm.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday September 9, 2023, at 10:00 am at Lighthouse Community Baptist Church, 1615 E. Atlanta Rd, Stockbridge, GA.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

5:30 - 6:30 pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Homes- Rockingham

705 S Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Starts at 6:30 pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Homes- Rockingham

705 S Caroline St, Rockingham, NC 28379

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Memorial Service

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Light House Community Baptist Church

1615 E Atlanta Rd, Stockbridge, GA 30281

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