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Mettie "Betty" Jean (Collins) Snead

April 28, 1941 ~ April 27, 2022 (age 80)

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Mettie “Betty” Jean Collins Milligan Snead, age 80 of Laurel Hill, passed away on April 27, 2022 after a long illness just shy of her 81st birthday.

Betty was born April 28, 1941, loving daughter of the late Walter and Lottie Hewitt Collins of Florence, South Carolina.  She was a devoted homemaker and worked many years in retail with Big Lots.  She enjoyed gardening, yard work, cooking and attending church at New Hope Baptist Church.  She most loved time shared with her family.

Along with her parents, preceding her in death are husband, John D. Milligan; granddaughter, Angela Milligan; sisters, Ruby Mims, Joanne Martin, Patricia Leroy; brothers, Kenneth Collins, Buddy Collins, Charlie Collins.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Brenda Gaymon (Charles) of Timmonsville, SC, Barbara Lamb (Gene) of Lake City, SC, Michelle Willis (Jason) of Laurel Hill, NC; sisters, Martha Medlock (Roger, Sr.) of Charleston, SC, Margaret Wise (ML) of Lake City, SC; grandchildren, Kimber Willis, Tyler Willis, Mindy Rozek, BJ Yarbrough, Matthew Yarbrough, Melissa Yarbrough, Kevin Gaymon, Kimberly Chavis and her special friends, Donald and Melody Snead of Laurel Hill.

The memorial service to celebrate Betty’s life will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel officiated by Rev. Harry Clark.  The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.




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Memorial Service
April 30, 2022

3:00 PM
Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel
13640 Andrew Jackson Highway
Laurinburg, NC 28352

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