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Obituary for Bette Jo Shaw Pressey
Bette Jo Shaw Pressey, 80, of Roper died Thursday, September 24, 2015 at her residence in Roper.
Born November 17, 1934 in South Norfolk, Virginia she was the daughter of the late Robert Geer Shaw and Hazel Norman Shaw. Bette Jo was a retired teachers assistant with Washington County Public Schools and a member of Saints Delight Church of Christ.
Her family includes her husband, Arnold Kenneth Pressey of Roper, N.C.; daughter, Deborah Pressey Browles and husband Greg of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; sons, Kenneth Robert Pressey and wife Joan of Raleigh, N.C. and Paul Eugene Pressey and wife Sue of Winterville, N.C.; sisters, Ethel Manning of Rockmart, Ga. and Mary Southerland of Colorado; grandchildren, Jo Beth Broyles Elliott and husband Landon, David Broyles and wife Katie, Kelley Lauren Pressey, Emily Jo Pressey and Kathryn Nicole Pressey.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Zion's Chapel Church of Christ, Roper with Mark Wilmoth and Billy Askew officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday, September 25, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Zion's Chapel Church of Christ and other times at the residence. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to the ALS Association Jim "Catfish" Hunter Chapter, 4 North Blount Street, Suite 200, Raleigh, N.C. 27601 or church or charity of choice.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.