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December 08, 2023

Betty Rhea Sitler

Betty Rhea Sitler

Betty Rhea Sitler, 87, of Statesville, died Friday, June 9, 2017 at The Gardens of Statesville.

Born March 19, 1930, in Alexander County, she was a beloved daughter of the late Howard Jefferson Barnes and Cora Zeola Robinette Barnes. She was a member of East Side Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Roger Dale Rhea; two daughters, Tammy Rhea Gregory and Kelly Rhea Johnson; and her sisters, Evelyn Marie Houston, Mary Caroline Teague, and Janie Seaford Summers.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 12, 2017, at the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Jeff Spry officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00, at the funeral home, prior to the service.

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