Betty Joyce, 79 passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 2, 2014. She was born on August 19, 1934 in Elizabeth City, NC to Charlie and Bessie (Ferrell) Whaley. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Dennis Whaley and her husband Norfleet Craig. Betty is survived by son Earl Craig and his wife Rene', daughter Julie Craig and grandsons Jerod, Dillon, Kevin and Trevor Craig and nephew Steve Whaley.
Betty set an example of unconditional love for her children. She was always interested in others and would strike up a conversation with any stranger in Wal-Mart. She had a generous heart. Betty would often run errands for her friends who were no longer able to drive. She had a warm sense of humor and a quiet faith that will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at Buchanan Funeral Service at 2 PM on Sunday June 8, 2014.