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Beth Baber Atchley
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1913
Death: Sep. 21, 2010

Beth Baber Atchley, age 96 of Rutherfordton, North Carolina died Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at Hospice House of Forest City. She was a native of Rutherford County, NC and a daughter of the late Braxton Craven Baber and Donnie Biggerstaff Baber.

She was a graduate of Mitchell Junior College and Appalachian State University; a retired educator, having taught Kindergarten in both McDowell and Rutherford County Schools; a member of Brittain Presbyterian Church and an associate member of the Rutherfordton Presbyterian Church; a former pianist at Brittain where she was a member of the Women of the Church and served as Communion Steward for more than forty years and was a member of the Spindale Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was the widow of the late Robert Lee Atchley who died in 1996 and was preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Robyn Burns.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Atchley Hough of Rutherfordton, and Mary Atchley Harrill and her husband Lee of Rutherfordton. There are four grandchildren, Dona Burns and her husband Randy of Chattanooga, TN, Bob Hough of Rutherfordton, Drew Harrill and wife Judith of Forest City and John Harrill of Rutherfordton, a great-grandchild, Rachel Burns Howard and husband Michael of Chattanooga, TN, and two great great grandchildren, Trevor Gann and Ezra Howard both of Chattanooga, TN.

Funeral services will be held at eleven o'clock Thursday, September 23, 2010 in the Brittain Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Franklin Jones and Reverend Dr. Don Scofield officiating. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Women of Brittain Presbyterian Church, c/o Jane Freeman, 259 Mackey Freeman Road, Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139. The Padgett and King Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

The Women of Brittain Presbyterian Church, c/o Jane Freemen, 259 Mackey Freeman Road, Rutherfordon, North Carolina 28139

10:00AM to 11:00AM on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at Brittain Presbyterian Church

In-state at 10:00AM, Service at 11:00AM at Brittain Presbyterian Church on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Brittain Presbyterian Church
3456 US64 Highway
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Family links: 
  Robert Lee Atchley (1914 - 1996)
  Betty Atchley Hough (1937 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
Brittain Cemetery
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Brenda Kale Ballard
Record added: Sep 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59039964
Beth <i>Baber</i> Atchley
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- Brenda Kale Ballard
 Added: Sep. 22, 2010

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