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Obituary for Betty Barefield Jackson
Betty Barefield Jackson, 72, of Columbia died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Washington County Hospital in Plymouth.
Born May 27, 1944 in Tyrrell County she was the daughter of the late Horace Alonzo Barefield and Elma Cahoon Barefield and was preceded in death by her daughter, Joyce Marie Jackson; sons, Barry Neil Jackson and Barry Scott Jackson; sisters, Dorothy Kay Stone and Ula Lee Payne; brothers, Marvin Barefield, Horace Barefield and Morris Barefield. Betty was a retired jailer and tele communicator with Tyrrell County Sheriff's Department for 18 years and a member of Gum Neck Free Will Baptist Church.
Her family includes her son, William Scott Jackson and wife Susan of Columbia, N.C.; daughter Billie Jo Roughton of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell. Burial will follow in Azalea Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Tuesday at the funeral home following the service. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.