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Betty Greenwood Bristol
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Birth: 1931
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 2010
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA

Betty Jean Bristol, 79, of Andrews died Thursday, January 28, 2010 in an Andrews care center. She was a native of Cherokee County, where she had lived most of her life. She was a graduate of Mars Hill College. She later attended Women's College of Greensboro and received her teaching certification from Western Carolina Teachers College. She had taught 7th grade at Andrews Elementary School and then taught at Murphy High School. Betty followed and supported her husband's life in professional baseball for many years. She was a member of the Andrews United Methodist Church.

She was the daughter of the late Earl and Betty Starnes Greenwood. She was also preceded in death by two sons, John David and James Michael Bristol.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Dave Bristol; a daughter, Cissy Dyer and husband, Bill of Murphy; a son, Lance Bristol of Andrews; three grandchildren, Lindsay Carpenter, and Samantha and Chelsea Bristol; and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM Sunday, January 31, 2010 in the Andrews United Methodist Church with Revs. Mike Macdonald and Jimmy Rogers officiating. Interment was in Valleytown Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dick Strahan, Bob Turner, Steve Mashburn, Tommy Ramsey, Tim Adams, and Rick Ellis.

The family received friends from 1:00-2:45 Sunday afternoon at the Andrews United Methodist Church prior to the services.

The family requests memorials may be made in memory of "Betty Jean Bristol" to the Valleytown Cemetery Fund, City Hall, P.O. Box 1210, Andrews, NC 28901 or the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), c/o Linda Tirami, 520 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, New York, 10018.

Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews in charge of all arrangements.
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  John David Bristol (1956 - 1956)*
  James Michael Bristol (1958 - 1989)*
*Calculated relationship
Valleytown Cemetery
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Our Whitaker Families
Record added: Jan 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47312553
Betty <i>Greenwood</i> Bristol
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Betty <i>Greenwood</i> Bristol
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Betty <i>Greenwood</i> Bristol
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 Added: Jul. 28, 2012

- Our Whitaker Families
 Added: Jan. 30, 2010

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