Margaret Carraway Becton, 103, of Merrimon, passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at her daughter’s home in Newport surrounded by family.
She was born on March 22, 1918 to the late Henry and Vera Carraway. She retired from the Blue Bell Plant after 40 plus years and was an avid gardener. Margaret was a wonderful nurse who helped take care of numerous people.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 28, 2022 at Carteret Memorial Gardens of Beaufort.
She is survived by her four daughters, Linda Garner of Merrimon; Judy Beasley of Kill Devils Hill; Jackie Gould of Morehead City; Candy O’Neal of Morehead City; nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 15 great great grandchildren; and one great great great grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Vera Carraway; husband John “Pete” Becton; six brothers, Herman, Dick, Luther, Grady, Allen, and Jake; four sisters, Mary, Thelma, Agnes, and Minnie; daughter, Janice Marie and husband Jackson; sons-in-law, Billy Beasley and Jesse Gould; grandsons, James, Gary Ray, Michael Preston; great grandson, Christopher Garner; grandson-in-son, Brad Sims.
Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to the Merrimon United Methodist Church and 3HC Hospice.
Condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at www.noebrooks.net
Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.
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