|SPRING HOPE - Betty June Pridgen Bunn, 74, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 24, 2010. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Reuben Vann Bunn. She was born June 20, 1936 in Nash County, NC, the daughter of late Morning Alice Baines and William Ernest Pridgen. Betty graduated from Spring Hope High School. She formerly worked for K&R Sportswear, Spring Hope, preceded by a dental assistant for Dr. Inscoe; most importantly, she was a loving mother and wife.
Betty was a faithful member of Duke Memorial Baptist Church, where she served with diligence, commitment and faith for over 50 years, at which her father-in-law, Charlie “Buck” Bunn, helped found. Betty enjoyed creative arts, including woodworking, painting, cooking and gardening, but mostly lending a helping hand to others with open arms and loving heart.
She leaves to cherish her memory: one son, Terry Vann Bunn and wife Morgan of Raleigh; one daughter, Sheryl Lynn Ames and husband Clifton of Spring Hope. She leaves five grandchildren, Tyler, Catherine and Harrison Bunn, Coleman Gupton and Nicholas Ames. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Randolph and James “Doodle” Pridgen, and three sisters, Frances Hunt, Verna Mae Fulgham and Erdeen Lamm. Betty is also survived by many nieces and many friends in the community of Justice, NC, the Town of Spring Hope, Nashville and Rocky Mount.
Special thanks to Wanda Williamson, Cynthia Bridgers, Zandra Lanckoz, Cleveland and Eugene Hunt, and many dear friends in the community of Justice, NC. Special thanks are offered to the town of Spring Hope, Nashville and Rocky Mount.
Visitation will be Saturday, November 27, 2010 from 7:00-8:30 PM at Cornerstone Funeral Home. Graveside service will be Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Duke Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery of Justice, NC, with the Rev. Jack Edge officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Duke Memorial Baptist Church.
On-line condolences may be sent to the Bunn family by visiting www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home and Cremations, 1052 South First Street, Nashville, NC 27856.