Wednesday 16 Oct 2019

Betty Mozingo Brown

July 8, 82,

Betty Mozingo Brown, 82, passed away on Monday at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh.

Betty was born in Bowdens, NC to the late Lafayette Mozingo and Rella Moss Mozingo Blalock. She graduated from Warsaw High School in the class of 1955 and attended Flora MacDonald College. Betty retired as executive secretary in 2001 from Goldsboro Milling Company. She was a long time active member of First Presbyterian Church where she served as a Deacon and Elder and was active in the Presbyterian Women. Betty was honored as a Life Member in 2004.

Interment will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Wayne Memorial Park followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church with Mary Taneti officiating. The family will greet friends immediately following the service in McChesney Hall.

She is survived by her husband, Gilbert Wright Brown; two sons, Steve Wright Brown and wife Teresa of Burnsville and Samuel Craig Brown and wife Angela of Raleigh; five grandchildren, Samuel Tyler Brown, Gessica Brown Garner and husband Stephen, Candice Nicole Brown Gray and husband Chad, Christopher Wright Brown and wife Carrie, and Hannah Victoria Brown; two step-grandchildren, Bridgett Bryant and Baron Bryant and wife Morgan; and great-grandchildren, Hudson Bradley Garner, Emma Garner, Beau Brown, Bishop Brown and Rowan Bryant. Betty is also survived by a sister, Catherine M. Lowder and husband Jack of Manning, SC and brother-in-law, Elbert Brown and wife Linda of Goldsboro.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Lorine M. Loyd of Goldsboro and Doris M. Yates of Winston-Salem; and brother, Ernest Mozingo of New Bern.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Betty’s memory to the Mission Fund at First Presbyterian Church, 1101 E. Ash Street, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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