WILLIAMSTON, NC – Mrs. Betty Lou Brinkley Leggett passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital with her family by her side.
Mrs. Leggett was a native of Hertford County and the youngest daughter of ten siblings of the late Ledie Brinkley and Lou Overton Brinkley. She was a member of Brantley’s Grove Baptist Church and attended Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church. She was retired as a housekeeper at the Martin County Courthouse.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Leroy Leggett of the home; sons, Randy Stroud and wife Beth, Jerry Stroud and wife Rena, and Ledie Stroud, all of Ahoskie, NC, Steve Stroud of Cofield, NC; daughter, Jodie Edmondson of Williamston; sisters, Shirley Umphlett of Eure, NC, and Celia Ann Stroud of Winterville, NC; 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Mrs. Leggett was preceeded in death by a son, Tim Stroud, three brothers and four sisters. She is also survived by Tim’s wife, Cathy.