SCOTLAND NECK, NC – Betsy Lou Bunting, age 72, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the Accordius Health at Scotland Manor of Scotland Neck, NC. For the past several years following a medical accident, she resided at Scotland Manor, 920 Jr. High School Road, Scotland Neck, NC. Betsy was a life-long resident of Scotland Neck. She was born on November 25, 1946 to the late Maurice Bunting and Lucille Cooke Bunting in Scotland Neck, NC.
Miss Bunting graduated from Scotland Neck High School and Wesleyan College. Betsy’s career was at Hobgood Academy as a teacher in Kindergarten thru 5th grade. Following her retirement at Hobgood, her happiest moments were spent volunteering at Sylvan Heights Bird Sanctuary and spending time with her co-workers there.
Betsy is survived by her brother, Wayne Maurice Bunting and wife Elaine of Burlington, NC; two nephews, Christopher Wayne Bunting and wife Sheila of Mount Airy, NC, and Gregory Forrest Bunting and fiancé Kim of Greensboro, NC, a great niece, Gilleyn Bunting of Mount Airy, NC, a great nephew, Nicholas Bunting of Greensboro, NC, uncle Kenneth Bunting and two aunts; Joyce Vaughan and Peggy Wall, a cousin Cathy Ayers who is more like a sister, along with a host of cousins and friends that brought joy to her life.
A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service, Scotland Neck, NC. The family will receive friends following the memorial service in the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions may be made directly to the Sylvan Heights Bird Sanctuary, 500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here or Community Home Care and Hospice, 525 Becker Dr., Suite A, Roanoke Rapids, NC, 27870, or online by clicking here
Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Bunting family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
The family will receive friends following the memorial service.