Betty A. O'Quinn



Mrs. Betty Allred O’Quinn, 90, of Lillington passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at her home. She was born August 6, 1927 to Charles Bruce and Lois Shelton Allred. Betty graduated from Dunn High School and continued her education at Atlantic Christian College. In 1946, she married Selwyn O’Quinn and moved to Lillington. Betty was a member of the Lillington Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She served on the Board of Directors with the Lillington Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She retired from Home Savings and Loan Bank where she worked as a teller. Her kind and gentle ways will be missed by those that loved her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Selwyn B. O’Quinn; brother, Leonard Allred; sisters, Kathryn A. Holland and Doris A. Edwards.

Betty is survived by her son, Raymond B. O’Quinn of Raleigh; daughters, Beth O. Flanagan and husband, Jim of Raleigh, Kay O. Peebles and husband, Cecil of Lillington; 5 grandchildren, Rebecca West, Angela Holbrook, Lesli Grandy and husband, Ashley, Jamie Arnold and husband, David, Julie Admassu and husband, Beruk; 11 great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Rachel Tasios, Kasey West, Amy Horton, Zoe Holbrook, Caleb, Karis, Selah and Wyatt Grandy, Annie and Noah Arnold, Charlie Admassu and a great-great-granddaughter, Elena Tasios.

The family would like to express heartfelt appreciation to Denise Fett and Linda Leitz for the years of care and devotion to our mother.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Chapel with Rev. Daniel Selman and Rev. Martin Groover officiating. Burial will follow in Harnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 9:30-11:00 AM and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Order of the Eastern Star, c/o Norma Byrd, 5870 US Hwy 401 S, Bunnlevel, NC 28323 or Lillington Baptist Church, PO Box 670, Lillington, NC 27546.