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Betsy Holland Wells Smith
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Obituary for Betsy Holland Wells Smith

Betsy Holland Wells Smith, 77, passed away early on Sunday morning at Wayne UNC Hospital.

Betsy was born in Wayne County on June 21, 1940 to the late James R. and Edna Kornegay Holland. She enjoyed life and spending time with her family and friends. Betsy was a valued employee of the cafeteria at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was a member of New Life Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate Betsy’s life at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Varner and Rev. Rick Mondell officiating. Interment will be on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Wells Family Cemetery. At other times, the family will be at the home Betsy and James.

Betsy is survived by her husband, James “Red” Smith; daughters, Metta Marie Wells Cuddington and husband William Henry “Bill” Cuddington Jr. of Goldsboro and Betsy Diane Wells of Goldsboro; sons, Ralph Michael Wells of Saulston and David Morris Wells Sr. of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Michael Bruce Wells and wife Jessie, Angel Kay Woodson, David Morris Wells Jr., Rosemarie Davette Wells Torres, Thomas Ralph Wells, William Henry Cuddington III, and Joshua Wayne Wells and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Judy Price and husband Jan of Apex; brother, Jimmy Holland Sr. and wife Susan of Goldsboro; step-children, Angela S. Merritt, Amanda S. Lee and James Alan Smith; seven step-grandchildren and one step great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Ralph Wells and two brothers, Bobby Holland and Carroll Holland.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.

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


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

5

Jun

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Funeral Service

Tuesday

5

Jun

7:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Interment

Wednesday

6

Jun

11:00 AM
Wells Family Cemetery

4337 Hwy. 13 North
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Cemetery Details

Location

Wells Family Cemetery

4337 Hwy. 13 North
Goldsboro, NC 27534


Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

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