Phoenicia Edwards Weeks “Betty”, age 78, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation after a period of declining health.
She was born in Robeson County on March 1, 1941 to the late Dallas Jacobs and Bertha Mae Edwards. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Deborah Dufresne. Betty worked many years as a comptroller for Sprague Electric. She also proudly served her Country in the United States Navy.
Betty is survived by daughter, Barbara Johnston and husband Russell of South Carolina; sisters, Cathy Gillespie of Washington and Sylvia Burney of North Carolina; grandson, Jeremiah Dufresne and two great-grandchildren.
At Betty’s request, there will be no formal services.
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