Betty McDermott

Betty McDermott

Betty McDermott, 77, of Anna, and formerly of Mill Creek, died at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at Integrity Health Care in Anna.

She was born on Aug. 10, 1941, in McClure, the daughter of William Bryant and Bertha Adaline Hutchison Dickerson. 

She had worked for Anna City Care Nursing Home for the past 15 years. Before that she had worked for Florsheim Shoe Factory.  

She was a member of Elco Pentecostal Church.  She loved to fish, crochet, read her Bible and especially to spend time with her grandchildren.  

She is survived by her daughter, Tracy (Phillip) Smithson of Buncombe; grandsons Bryant (Michele) Nolan of Mill Creek and Skylar (Michelle) Nolan of Buncombe; a granddaughter, Amber (Will) Hubbs of McClure; great-grandchildren Hunter Hubbs, Amiya Nolan, Nolan Hubbs, Journey Hubbs, Waylon Nolan and Tesla Nolan; many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and by a son, Marty McDermott.

Funeral services for Betty McDermott were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, with Pastor Aaron Boyd officiating.  Interment was in Cummins Cemetery, which is located off of County Line Road in Alexander County.  

Memorials can be made to Cummins Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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