Betty Jo Rogers Middleton, 74, of Hendersonville, NC, passed away Thursday, December 4, 2008.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Dudley and Carrie Stepp Rogers. She had worked as a seamstress. Her beloved husband Ralph C. Middleton died in 1989. She was also preceded in death by a daughter Vickie Lynn Middleton; her brothers Horace, Carl and Gerald Rogers; and sisters Mae Simpson and Lizzie Rogers.
She is survived by her children, Carey Blyth Middleton and wife Sharon of Brighton, NY, Denise Joy Patterson and husband Tony of Hendersonville, and Kevin Scot Middleton and wife Patricia of Hendersonville; five grandchildren Brittany Middleton and partner Thomas Sweezy, Seth Patterson and wife Amanda, Christopher Middleton, Gina Middleton and Jacob Middleton; three step-grandchildren Jessica Heath and husband Jeremy, Joshua Hawkins and Crystal Hawkins; two great-grandchildren Mackenzie Patterson and Memphis Sweezy; one step-great grandchild Braxton Heath; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 3 PM Monday, December 8, 2008 at Fruitland United Methodist Church. The Reverend Jerry Warren will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Blue Ridge Health Center, (Attn.: Tonya Harris), PO Box 5151, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
Date: Monday, December 8, 2008
Time: 3:00 pm
Fruitland United Methodist Church
The Reverend Jerry Warren will officiate.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.