Betty Jay Moore Prevette

Published 6:17 am Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Mrs. Betty Jay Moore Prevette, 97, formerly of Junction Road, Mocksville, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2023 at Somerset Court.

She was born on Oct. 15, 1925 in Forsyth County to the late Gentry Tanner and Ruey Lucinda Brooks Moore.

Mrs. Prevette was a member of Hunting Creek Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro and attended Hardison Methodist Church. She loved flowers, working in her yard, spending time with her family, and would frequently “check in” with her family and friends. Betty worked for a time at Autumn Care and was known for her baking, especially her poundcakes and biscuits.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, X.D. Prevette; a grandson, Wesley Prevette; a daughter-in-law, Lynne Prevette; and 4 brothers.

Survivors include: her 4 children, Jay D. Prevette (Gay) of Woodleaf, Doug Prevette (Sue), Tim Prevette (Carla), and Teresa Prevette Sain (Howard), all of Mocksville; 9 grandchildren, Sean Prevette (Deanna), Carmen Prevette Ogburn (Erik), Cyrstal Prevette, Ethan Prevette (Katie), Ashlee Prevette, Zach Prevette, Courtney Edwards (Bradley), Nick Sexton (Crystal), and Kellie Arroyo (Yovani); 9 great-grandchildren, Dylan Prevette, Leo Ogburn, Lynlee Prevette, Ayla Prevette, Cohen Prevette, Harper Jay Edwards, McKinley Sexton, Isaiah Arroyo, and Serena Arroyo; a special niece, Sharrie Campbell; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ron Doub officiating. Interment will follow at Lewis Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the workers of Somerset Court and Well Care Hospice for the love and support shown to Betty in her final days.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for Cancer Services, Inc., 3175 Maplewood Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27103; or Well Care Hospice, 5380 US-158, Ste. 210, Advance, NC 27006.

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