Betsy Jean Bobbitt Lackey, 89, of Fallston Road, Fallston, passed away
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Carolinas HealthCare System - Cleveland in
Born on October 22, 1927 in Moore County, NC she was a daughter of the late
Thomas Claude Bobbitt and Laura Elizabeth Bowman Bobbitt. Betsy retired
after twenty four years of service from Cleveland County Schools having
served at Casar, Waco, Piedmont and Fallston Elementary. She was previously
elected to serve on the Fallston Town Council for several terms from
1988-2007, was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church, the Fallston
Womens Club and a charter member and past president of Junior Womens Club.
When her health allowed, she was very active in her church with the youth,
womens programs, and Sunday School.
In additon to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of
fifty-seven years Euell Dickson Lackey, brother, Richard Bobbitt and sister,
Those left to cherish her memory are her two sons and daughter-in-laws,
Ronald and Lillie Hussey Lackey of Rutherfordton and Keith and Lisa Lackey
of Fallston; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Tim Wilson of Fallston, five
grandchildren and spouses, Beth and Michael Pendleton, Matthew and Jessica
Lackey, Haley Wilson, Grant Wilson, and Anne Marie Lackey; five great
grandchildren, Maura, MacKenzie and Marissa Pendleton and Olivia and Eliza
The visitation will be 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday, April14, 2017, at
Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be 1:00 PM Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Friendship
United Methodist Church with Rev. Neal Brower officiating. The body will
lie in state at the church thirty minutes before the service.
Burial will follow in the Lackey Family Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church PO Box 219
Fallston, NC 28042.
A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.