Bettie Frances Parsons McBride, age 94 of 4151 Mountain View Road, Hays, NC passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.

She was born August 2, 1924 in Ashe County to the late Robert and Bettie Frances Blevins Parsons. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul McBride; grandson, Benjamin Brawley; three brothers, Blaine Parsons, Connie Parsons and Warren Parsons; two sisters, Virginia Litchfield and Lissie Lumpkin. Bettie was a homemaker and member of Liberty Knob Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife of 61 years, loving Mother and devoted grandmother to her grandchildren. She loved gardening and crocheting. Bettie was always grinning while Paul was pickin. She is survived by one son, Ronnie McBride and wife Christine of N. Wilkesboro; one daughter, Lesa McBride of Hays; three grandchildren, Bonnie Wells and husband Justin of Hays, Amy Byers of N. Wilkesboro, Steve Byers of Hays; three great-grandchildren, Landon Wells, Cawyer Wells, and Abel Byers; one sister, Mae Baker of Arizona; eight nephews and three nieces also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the graveside service to honor the life of Bettie at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Mountain View Regular Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Wayne Overcash and Reverend Justin Wells officiating. There will be no formal visitation. The family would like to extend special thanks to Lucas Paisley, nephew Jimmy Parsons and family.

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