Betty was born in Richmond, VA., the daughter of the late W. Lawrence Clarke and Evelyn Weaver Clarke.
She graduated from Furrman College in Rocky Mount, Va., then graduated from the Nursing Program at Wilson Community College.
She obtained her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing, and her Master of Science in Nursing from East Carolina University.
Her Nursing career included serving as a Flight Nurse for East Care; working in different departments at Vidant and was currently a Nurse Education Specialist in the East Carolina Heart Institute.
Betty loved the ocean, sand, and fishing. Most of her spare time was spent at the coast casting her fishing rod and taking in God’s beautiful creation.
Surviving are: a brother, Edward Lawrence Clarke and his wife, Janet Tindall Clarke, of Roanoke Rapids, NC; a niece, Nicole Clarke Luck and her husband, John Michael Luck of Houston, TX. Also, two great nephews; Colin Clarke Luck and Noah Graeme Luck of Houston, TX, and all of her nursing family at Vidant.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 28, at 4:00 pm in the Inter-Faith Chapel at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC. with Rev. Jane Rose officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: College of Nursing Scholarships at East Carolina University. Make checks to: ECU MHSG and make notion on check in memory of Betty C. Harris. Mail to: Elizabeth Maxwell, 525 Moye Blvd., Mail stop 659, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 27834-4354 or you can go online to make a donation.
Condolences may be left at wrennclarkehagan.com