Betty Gunning Caroway

October 7, 1936 - July 3, 2013
Betty Gunning Caroway

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Betty Gunning Caroway, 76, of Hendersonville, died Wednesday, July 3, at the Elizabeth House. A native of Union County, SC she had been a resident of Henderson County since 1963. She was the wife of the late Samuel ìSamî B. Caroway who died in 2000. She had been a supervisor at several family care facilities and was a member of Wayside Baptist Church. She was the loving mother and “memaw” to two sons and their wives, Tim and Gina Caroway and Brian and Esther Caroway; two daughters and their husbands, Beverly and George Whitaker and Teresa and Tommy Lyons; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 10, in the Kirby Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Rev. Jeff Tankersly will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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  • July 07, 2013
    Stephanie Waldrup says:
    My heart goes out to you and your family Brian. You are in my prayers.

  • July 08, 2013
    Mary Ellen O'Shields says:
    Tim and family, I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's death. She was blessed with a wonderful family, and you were blessed with a wonderful mother. Cherish the memories and be at peace. God bless you and your entire family. Mary Ellen O'Shields

  • July 08, 2013
    Sadie Hudson McKaig says:
    Dear Tim, Brian, Beverly and Teresa, We extend our deepest sympathy for your loss. Your mother and I were classmates and friends in high school. She was a sweet gentle person whom I remember fondly. Love, Sadie

  • July 08, 2013
    Elizabeth M Girard says:
    May your happy memories sustain you in the days ahead. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Betty Girard

  • July 09, 2013
    George Patton says:
    I remember Betty Jo as a high school friend in the Tryon class of 1957. She was a great friend to everyone but most of all a great person. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. George Patton