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Betty Marie Pulliam

September 28, 1937 ~ September 11, 2020 (age 82)


Betty Marie Spencer Pulliam 82, of King, NC passed away on Friday September 11, 2020, after several years of declining health.


Betty was born on September 28, 1937 in Mount Airy, Surry County.

Betty and husband, Harvey owned and managed King Hosiery Mill in King, NC for many years.


She enjoyed traveling and talking about her family’s accomplishments and history.

Preceded in death by her parents Patrick Lafayette and Annie Lee Fleeman Spencer, her two husbands: Jimmy Wagner and Harvey Davis Pulliam, Sr. Brothers and sisters-in-law: Isom Spencer, James Spencer (Claudia), Raymond Spencer (Pearl); Sisters and brothers-in-law: Mary S. Belton (Bill), Pearl S. Howlett (Arlis), LeeNita “Lee” S. Brendle (Huel), Bobby Fallin. Step-children: Harvey D Pullium, Jr. (Millie), Donald W. Pulliam  Mary Frances P. Olds. Nieces and nephews Karen Brendle, Tony Spencer, Reasha H. Montgomery, Grandniece Megan Susannah Spencer.


Survived by sister: Louise S. Fallin of Conover, NC and sister in law Adele Pulliam.


Step children: Betty Jo P Lyons  (Roger) of Lexington, NC; Doris Ann P. Marion (Arthur) of Pilot Mountain, NC; Gary K. Pulliam (Janette) of Pinnacle, NC; Rickey O. Pulliam of Lexington, NC; Tony H. Pulliam (Donna) of Roxboro, NC .

Many Special nieces and nephews and cousins.


A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday September 17, 2020 in the Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery.


Mrs. Pulliam will lie in state at Slate Funeral Home from 1:00pm -4:30 pm on Wednesday September 16, 2020.


Special thanks to the staff of Surry Community Health and Rehab of Mt. Airy, for the care they provided.


Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Betty Marie Spencer Pulliam.


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Lie instate
September 16, 2020

11:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Graveside Service
September 17, 2020

1:00 PM
Mount Olive Baptist Church

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