Betty Jo Seymore Davis, age 81, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born April 23, 1937 in Smyth County, Virginia to Herbert and Betty Cox Seymore. Betty was a member of Cherry Grove Baptist Church in the Brushy Mtn. Community. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles Seymore, Bill Seymore, Robert Seymore; sister, Sue Ferguson.

Surviving are her daughters, Debbie Denny and husband Ray of McGrady, Juanita Wyatt and husband Larry of North Wilkesboro, Sheria Prevette and husband Jeff of Elkin, Alma Fortner of Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Steven Denny and wife Missy of Hays, Amanda Fortner of Wilkesboro, Tasha Benge and fiancé Shawn Williams of North Wilkesboro; great grandchildren, Stephanie Crouse and husband Brandon, Jacob Denny and wife Katie, Samantha Hodge and husband Matthew all of McGrady, Hannah Colbert, James Colbert, Lesley Benge and Tyler Benge all of North Wilkesboro; great great grandchildren, Cameron Crouse and Elaine Denny; brothers, Johnny Seymore and wife Rachel of Tennessee, Tommy Seymore and wife Beth of Jefferson; sister, Ruby Friesland of Laurel Springs; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Cherry Grove Baptist Church in the Brushy Mtn. Community. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Cherry Grove Baptist Church from 1:00 until 2:00 on Saturday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted.

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