June 17, 1922 ~ October 26, 2012
Asheville ~ Betty Thomas Brookshire, 90, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012 at Woods Assisted Living at Givens Estates.
Betty was born June 17, 1922 to the late John Ray Thomas and Trina Teague Thomas. She was also preceded in death by her husband Wallace Brookshire who passed away March 20, 2008 and one brother, John Ray Thomas Jr.
Mrs. Brookshire is survived by her son, Richard G. Brookshire and his wife, Ann of Charlotte, NC; a twin sister, Jean Hamlet and her husband, William of Orange Park, Fl.; a grandson, Richard A. Brookshire and his wife, Rachelle of New York City; a sister in law, Joanne Thomas of Taylorsville, NC and a niece and nephew.
A graveside service will be held Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:30 PM at Blue Ridge Memorial Park in Lenoir, NC with Reverend Marietta Smith officiating.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the staff at Woods Assisted Living at Givens Estates for all their love and support.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road in Arden is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Givens Estates, Resident Assistance Fund, 2360 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803.
I am terribly sorry for the loss of Mrs. Brookshire. I pray that as you face this tragedy that you can find come knowing that God is ‘healing the brokenhearted ones and binding up their painful spots.’ -Psalms 147:3 He knows your pain and He will always be there to comfort you, helping you make it through. You are kindly in my thoughts and prayers. With warm Christian love and deep respect.