Betty Wallace Stockard Scott, 92, Went home to be with the Lord on October 20, 2021.
A graveside memorial service will be held at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church at 5120 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC on Monday October 25, 2021 at 2PM with Rev. Greg Bouck officiating.
Betty, the fifth child born to the late Kenney C. Wallace and Laura Hinshaw Wallace was born on January 26, 1929, in Greensboro, NC. At the age of two, Betty’s mother died during childbirth and she was then raised by her Uncle and Aunt, Raymond and Belle Ferree.
In addition to her parents Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband, Victor “Vic” Stockard Jr.; brothers, Rev. Carl E. Wallace, Norman “Stick” Wallace, and Dallas Wallace; sisters, Ruby Hinshaw, and Frances Casey.
Born in Guilford County, she attended Bessemer High School and Women’s College (UNCG). Betty was a sportsman, beginning with a love of horses, a member of Piedmont Saddle Club, a ranking basketball player in high school, and an avid bowler. In her prime she was ranked as North Carolina’s #5 bowler in Duckpin and ranked also in Tenpin bowling. She worked in the Administration Offices in Greensboro for Burlington Industries, J.P. Stevens and Wysong-Miles Co. She was a member of Monticello United Church of Christ. She was an avid dog and cat lover. She provided a home for several rescued animals.
Betty is survived by her daughter, Laura Stockard Smith (Lewis), her grandchildren Todd Smith (Tara) of Lexington; Matt Smith (Amber) of Reidsville; and Mark Smith (Leigh) of Summerfield. Six great grandchildren, Carter, Landyn, Micah, Mason, Annadell and Emma. Betty loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren – known to them as Grandmother Betty!
A special thank you to the staff at Guilford House and Hospice of Greensboro.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Monticello United Church of Christ, PO Box 496, Browns Summit, NC 27214.