May 25, 1938 - August 19, 2016
Betsy Carter Wilkerson, 78, passed away on Friday August 19, 2016 at the Brian Center of Weaverville. Our sweet mother, and companion to Leon Ball for twenty-five years, has gone home to be with our Lord and Savior. Known by family members as “Boots,” she was the daughter of Herbert and Minnie Carter. Her parents, and a much loved uncle, Stanley Carter (whom lived in her home for many years), passed away in the mid-seventies. Betsy was from a very large family, she was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers, and is survived by a brother, Clyde Carter (Flint, MI), and a sister, Alice McClellan (Asheville, NC). She is also survived by her three children, John Kelsey Stewart, (Candler, NC), Elise A. Ballard (John) Jacksonville, FL, and Leona Stewart Hamilton (Wayne),Weaverville, NC; her grandchildren, Ronald Shane Coates, Mechelle Coates Williams (known as Sissy), Adam Brown (Allison), Misty Hamlin, Grace McBride (Manuel), David Ballard, Abraham Hamilton (Karen), Micah Hamilton, and David Hamilton; several great-grandchildren, Nathaniel & Braelynn (Shane), Devon Mace (Mechelle), Elijah, Job, and Luke Brown (Adam), Delilah and Christopher Hamlin (Misty). Two great-great grandchildren, Bentley Hamilton (Abraham) and Derek Mace (Devon). The family will receive friends at Morris funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC, from 6:30-8:00 pm on Wednesday the 24th of August. A private graveside ceremony and internment will be held at the family cemetery on Thursday the 25th of August, with the Reverend Todd Royal from Fairview Baptist Church officiating, and a special song requested by Betsy will be sung by her nephew, Lamar Cole.
Betsy Carter Wilkerson, 78, passed away on Friday August 19, 2016 at the Brian Center of Weaverville. Our sweet mother, and companion to Leon Ball for twenty-five years, has gone home to be with our Lord and Savior. Known by family members... View Obituary & Service Information
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