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Betty Gray (Spence) Aldridge

July 21, 1936 ~ February 19, 2018 (age 81)

Betty Gray Aldridge, 81, of Kinston, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at UNC Lenoir Healthcare.

Funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Howard-Carter Funeral Home with Pastor Darrell Kornegay officiating. Visitation will follow the service. Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Pinelawn Memorial Park.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Arly Raymond Spence and Helen Cauley Spence; sister, Della Ann Livingston; sons, Virgil and Sonny Davenport; great-grandson, Taylor Thompson.

Betty loved spending time with her family and friends. She would always lend a helping hand and never met a stranger.

Survivors include her husband; Jimmy Aldridge of the home; daughters, Rebecca Davenport of Deep Run, Helen Yvonne Raines and husband Michael of Newport; son, Bobby “Buddy” Davenport and Sharon of Deep Run; grandchildren, Aleatha Carter Thrower and husband Jeff, Benjamin Carl Carter and Christina, Rebecca Sharon Carter Tyndall and husband David, Derek Michael Raines and April, Noel Raines Wordsworth and husband Jason; great-grandchildren, Chandler Carter, Maheylah Colie, Hannah Love Thrower, Campbell Gray Wordsworth; step great-grandchildren, Landon Tyndall, Gracie Tyndall; uncle, Rodney Spence and Ann; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many special family and friends. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 930 Wellness Dr., Greenville, NC  27834 or Cross of Christ Community Church, 1046 South NC 41, Beulaville, NC 28518.

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

Cross of Christ Community Church
1046 S. NC 41, Beulaville NC 28518

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