Betty Ann Umphlet Preast, 74, died Sunday, December 22, 2013.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at the Baptist Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Doctor Allen Cherry will be presiding.
The family received friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Betty Ann was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Cordell “Frank” Preast, Sr.
Betty Ann is survived by her daughter, Pat Preast Lanier and husband Lee of Scotland Neck; her sons, Franklin Cordell “Frankie” Preast, Jr. and wife Jenny Sue of Scotland Neck and Dwayne Clark Preast and wife Lori Ann of Bethel; her brother, Johnnie Umphlet and wife Nancy of Rocky Mount; three grandchildren, Bryant Preast, Ward Lanier, and Katie Lanier; one great-granddaughter, Emma Riley Lanier; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565 or to the First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck, P.O. Box 539, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.