Betty Thomas Wimberly

betty wimberly

May 11, 1929 ~ April 18, 2023

Born in: Moore County, NC
Resided in: Aberdeen, NC

Betty T. Wimberly passed away peacefully, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family on April 18, 2023. 

Betty was the daughter of the late Guy Thomas and Dorothy Knight Thomas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Charles G. Wimberly Jr.; her eldest daughter: Suzanne Wimberly, and her siblings: Dorothy Bostick and Harold Thomas.

Betty is survived by her remaining four daughters: Melinda Bygate (Arnie), Cheryl Wimberly, Becky Sergio (Gary), and Sandra Oldham (Barry). She also leaves behind eight grandchildren: Chris Kunce (Sara), Steve Overby Jr. (Melody), Zach Oldham (Erika), Jake Oldham (Rochelle), Terry Bygate (Kari), Judy Bygate, Craig Bygate (Heidi), Janice B Livingston (D.J.), and her 11 great grandchildren. 

A native of Moore county and graduate from Hamlet High School, Betty was an avid Bridge player, enjoyed reading, as well as watching NASCAR.

Betty worked as a secretary for Standard Trucking Company for 25 years, as well as for Aberdeen Electric for many years. She was proud to be a member of the First Baptist Church of Aberdeen and of the Masonic International Order of the Rainbow Girls. 

The family wishes to give special thanks to Betty’s caregivers: Lillian, Rhonda, Nautica, Hannah, and Kathy.

A memorial graveside service will be held at Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen on Saturday, April 29. 2023 at 3 PM.

Powell Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wimberly family. 

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Graveside Service: April 29, 2023 3:00 pm

Bethesda Cemetery
Bethesda Road
Aberdeen, NC 28315

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  1. Thoughts and prayers to the family. She was a special lady . She will be missed greatly. God Bless, love y’all Mark and Joella oldham

  2. I have fond memories of visiting with Betty at the Thomas reunions with my husband, Franklin Hall who is her cousin. She and I had some good talks.
    She also played bridge with my mother, Pauline Garzik for many years


    Phyllis Garzik Hall

  3. Betty was my first cousin. My mom was Estelle Thomas Hall, uncle Guy’s baby sister. Mother loved my cousin Betty, and her siblings. I am sorry I will not be able to attend the graveside service because of a meeting at my church but please know we will be praying for all the family at this time of loss.


    Franklin Grey, Hall

  4. Dear Beckey, Gary, Sandy, and Bary and Family,

    Our Deepest Sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    (Dear Ms. Betty, we’ll make up that date when we meet next in Heaven – Andy).

  5. My deepest condolences to all the family members.
    Betty was such a kind & caring lady.
    She had a long & beautiful life.
    She will clearly be missed by all that knew her.
    Fly high beautiful angle ♥️✝️

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