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Aug. 21, 1929-Dec. 3, 2017

Betty Clay Mansfield, 88, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at WakeMed Cary.

She was born in Fayette County, W.Va., Aug. 21, 1929, to the late Jerome Clay and Gladys B. Boblett.

A service to celebrate Betty's life will be held by the graveside at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, U.S. 70 West, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Dennis Atwood officiating.

The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery.

Betty will be remembered for her unconditional love as a wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to all. So too will she be remembered for her compassionate spirit and soul, and her gift of finding joy in doing random acts of kindness for others.

Family was paramount to Betty, and she loved nothing more than spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Betty is survived by her children, James Harold Guilliams and wife, Mary, of Mount Olive, David Jerome Guilliams and wife, Barbara, of Cary, Gary Lee Guilliams and wife, Caryn, of Warm Springs, Va., Tina Carol Gulliams Baxter and husband, Ken, of Cary, and Paula Gulliams Gardner of Apex; grandchildren, Hannah Lottie Guilliams, Kelly Short, John Short, Michael Short, Michael Toy, Samantha Toy, Clay Jackson Gulliams, Emily Lewis, Nathan Lewis, Morgan Raynor, Lance Gardner and Logan Gardner; sister, Doris Pishner and husband, Paul; and brother, Jerome Clay.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Mansfield, and brother, Bobby Clay.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on December 6, 2017 8:05 AM