Betty Doris Rash, age 83, of Forest City, passed away Monday, January 21, 2019.
Betty was born December 16, 1935 in Rutherford County to the late Roscoe Burgess and Laura Jane Radford Burgess. She worked at Mastercraft Mill for many years and was a member of the First Wesleyan Church in Forest City. Betty enjoyed baking and craftwork. Her greatest joy was spending time with and taking care of her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Robert Rash, five brothers and three sisters.
Those left to cherish her memory include one son, Scott Rash and wife, Amanda of Rutherfordton; two daughters, Sherry Morrow and husband, Ricky and Paula McMellion and husband, Roger all of Forest City; sister, Margaret Hodge also of Forest City. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel. Interment was private for the family at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial donations are requested to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.