Elizabeth Andrews

March 19, 1937 - February 11, 2019
Elizabeth Andrews


Elizabeth “Betty” Andrews, age 81, of Wilmington, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019, at Davis Health Care Center.

Betty was born in Jones County, NC, on March 19, 1937, to William McKinley Andrews and Lillie Burkett Andrews.

Betty was retired as a licensed hairstylist and cosmetologist. She enjoyed spending time with her family and she was a wonderful cook.

She is survived by her children, Marshall Thompson, Pamela Ayers, Valerie Wiegman, and Sean Thompson. Her brothers and sisters, Grace Griffin, Bruce Andrews, Clyde Andrews, Joe Andrews, and Leslie Andrews. Many grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Thompson and brothers and sisters, Fannie Mitchell, Lucy Mae Jarmon, Alfred Andrews, Harper Andrews, and Harvey Andrews.

Graveside services will be held 11 am Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Westview Cemetery in Kinston, NC followed by a memorial service 2 pm Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Gospel Light Church in Trenton, NC.

In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation at TMFunding.com, in loving memory of Betty, would be greatly appreciated.

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  • February 13, 2019
    Grace griffin says:
    My sweet sister we were always close I already miss she will always have a special place in my heart love you sis.

  • February 13, 2019
    Jan S Whitehurst says:
    So sorry for the loss of such a beautiful, special lady! My thoughts and prayers are with the children, grandchildren and family! May God comfort you at this time as only He can do! Love to you all.☝️

  • February 13, 2019
    Peggy Whaley DeHart says:
    So sorry for your loss.

  • February 14, 2019
    Ann Elks says:
    Curtis and I Metz Betty several years ago when she and Grace visited our church. We are so sorry to hear this. Prayers go out to the family. May God bless you all.

  • February 14, 2019
    Susie Esinhart lit a candle:
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