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Elizabeth "Betty" Duncan Martin - Boiling Spring Lakes

Elizabeth "Betty" Duncan Martin, age 74, of Boiling Spring Lakes passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Wilmington.

Betty was born February 13, 1939 in Glasgow, Scotland, daughter of the late Fred Duncan and Helen Blackwood Duncan. She graduated Whitehill College in Scotland and afterward came to the United States to become a citizen in her early twenties. Betty retired from Dosher Hospital after 16 years and was a member of the British Club. She loved to dance and always wore a smile. Preceding her in death was her brother Edward Duncan, sister Freda Timmons, and step-son Gene Raymond Martin, Jr.

Survivors include her husband Gene Martin, Sr. of Boiling Spring Lakes; step-son Timothy Martin of Wilmington; two step-daughters Terri Poe and husband Randy of Boiling Spring Lakes and Tracey Carroll and husband Patrick of Wilmington; brother William Duncan of Scotland; sister Mary Duncan Bekusch of Scotland; and six step grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Reverend Trent Watts officiating, with a reception to follow at the church.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 12 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Peacock Newnam & White Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403.

Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport


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