Betty Greene Snipes, 82, of Jackson Springs passed away Friday June 16, 2017 at her residence.
She was born on June 9, 1935 in Aberdeen, NC to Ernest and Julia Greene. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Albert Snipes, and a brother Martin H. Greene.
Betty was a graduate of Aberdeen High School. She worked at JP Stevens for 22 years before retirement. Betty and her family were the owners and operators of The Clam Box restaurant in Aberdeen until it closed in 1972. She will be remembered as a hard worker and a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She is survived by three daughters, Ann Sturdivant (Gerald) of Aberdeen, NC, Tilly Scott (Thomas) of Foxfire, NC, and Patricia Spivey of Sanford, NC; a son Martin Snipes; an uncle Robert Greene (Joyce) of Aberdeen, NC; two Aunts Ruby Speas of Mebane, NC and Doris Hare of Whispering Pines, NC ; four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Monday June 19 at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday June 20 at 2 PM at the Boles Funeral Home Chapel in Southern Pines. Burial will follow at Ashley Heights Baptist Church Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines is assisting the family.