In our prayers: The Rev. Betty Jean Hill Carr

Betty Jean Hill Carr, 88, died September 4, 2017 at Brighton Gardens in Charlotte. Betty was born in Covington, Georgia, daughter of George Clifford and Mary Dobbs Crenshaw Hill. She graduated with a Bachelors from the University of Georgia, received a Masters from UNCC and her Doctorate from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC. Betty was a former President of the NC Women of the ELCA. Following a twenty-five-year career as a teacher and twelve years as a counselor at West Carteret High School and Blackburn Middle School, Betty returned to seminary and spent the last ten years of her career as a Lutheran pastor.

In our prayers: Julia Ganell “Junell” Shealy

Julia Ganell “Junell” Shealy, 88, died on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She was born November 7, 1928, in Allendale County, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Seabrook Bennett.