Betty Louise Malpass Shaw

February 18, 1960 - February 13, 2021
Betty Louise Malpass Shaw

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Betty Louise Malpass Shaw, age 60 passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021.

She was born in Wilmington on February 18, 1960, to the late Archie Malpass, Sr. and Helen Louise Dukes Malpass.

Betty grew up in Wilmington and was a graduate of E.A. Laney High School. She was a  member of Pine View Church in the Flemington Community. She was a loving and special mother, sister, and aunt. She loved all of her family, especially her six nieces. She loved baking, crafts, flowers, and spending time with her family and friends. She was a resident at Yatties Independent Living in Chadbourn, NC, and loved her fellow residents and staff who were like family to her. Special thanks to all of the staff and residents who treated her like family.

Betty is survived by her son, Archie Travis Shaw; sister, Linda L. Malpass; brother, Archie “Buddy” Malpass and wife Martha; special nieces, Jennifer Osborne, Cynthia Rose, Cindy Simmons, Sheila Castriota, Amanda Buff, and Ashley Agin. and many great-nieces and nephews, and friends.

Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be 2 pm Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Due to Covid 19 masks are required and social distancing observed.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403  910-791-9099


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  • February 17, 2021
    Joshua Simmons says:
    She always made me laugh and smile she was such a beautiful soul we made so many great memories together she will be surely missed I love you Betty

  • March 02, 2021
    Kevin R Vacher says:
    Dear Family, I have known Betty thru Yatties Homes . She was a wonderful person and will miss her.

  • February 22, 2021
    Pat Robbins says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Betty was a true friend, she always was kind, loved her family and friends. If she could ever help someone she would. She will be missed but not forgotten .

  • February 20, 2021
    Amanda Buff says:
    Your infectious smile will never be forgotten. You were a wonderful person that was full of life and love. You brought love and laughter to everyone. I will miss you! We love you always!

  • February 19, 2021
    Yatties independent Living Homes says:
    On February 13, 2021 You gained your wings and we know you have made a Beautiful Angel. You were so special to us all and we will be forever grateful for the 4+ years that we had with you. If you ever had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Betty. You know and understand how she will always live inside you. Yes she was just that type of special person. Yatties Homes The staff and Residents of Yatties Homes would like to send our thoughts and Prayers to everyone who loved Betty including all her family and close friends. As we celebrate her life We will always carry her memories in our hearts. Love and prayers to everyone.