Obituary of Bettye Hatch Whaley

Contributed by Jeanette Corcoran

Transcribed by Katherine Ricker

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Bettye Hatch Whaley obit


Beulaville—Bettye Hatch Whaley, 44, of 213 Lyman Road died Thursday in 
an accident that also took the life of her mother, Lois H. Hatch, and a 
sister-in-law, Rachel S. Hatch, both of Pink Hill.  Whaley was a member of 
Beulaville Baptist Church and a graduate of South Lenoir High School and 
East Carolina University.  She was a teacher at East Duplin High School.  
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday from Beulaville Baptist Church with Dr. 
Robert Hunter officiating.  Survivors include her husband, Danny Lewis 
Whaley; a daughter, Kimberly Jane Whaley; two sons, Benjamin Lee 
Whaley of the home and Christopher George Whaley of Atlantic Beach; 
her father, Manly O. Hatch of Pink Hill; a sister Jane H. Smith of Clinton; 
two brothers, Bill Hatch of Pine Knoll Shores and James Michael “Mike” 
Hatch of Pink Hill; and her maternal grandmother, Ethel Hawthorne of 
Donalds, S.C.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at 
Community Funeral Home in Beulaville and other times at the home.  
Memorials may be made to Beulaville Baptist Church.

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