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Betty Lois Wroten Willey, 76, of Cambridge, passed away on Saturday morning, May 24th at Baltimore-Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie.
Betty was born March 25, 1938 at Andrews, MD. She was the daughter of the late Marguerite Wroten Pohl.
Raised by her grandparents, the late Norman and Maggie Wroten, she later moved to Cambridge to live with her mother and stepfather Henry Pohl.
She attended schools at South Dorchester.
Betty had worked at local sewing factories, Rob Roy and Joe Selig. Later she was employed at Airpax and then Black & Decker from where she retired. She also worked at Pleasant Day Adult Daycare.
Betty married Raymond D. Willey, Jr. (aka Nick) on her birthday, March 25, 1955 and together they enjoyed 59 years of marriage.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Dorchester Unit #91, AARP and the Dorchester Farm Bureau. She was an avid gardener, she was especially proud of her flowers and many stopped by to see her beautiful garden.
Betty is survived by her husband Raymond (Nick) Willey, Jr.; one daughter Linda Jean Blaney and husband Fred of Delmar, MD; two sons William Howard Willey of Preston, MD and David Carroll Willey and wife Linda of Hurlock, MD; three grandchildren Adam Paul Blaney and wife Dana of Delmar, Del, Amanda Lynn Plotts and husband Kevin of Salisbury, MD and Stephen Paul Willey of Goldsboro, MD; one great grandson Asher Paul Blaney of Delmar, Del and another to be born in July, Grayson Blane Plotts.
Also surviving her is an uncle George Wroten (JoAnn) of Cambridge; cousin Kay Bradshaw of Golden Hill; half-brother Morris Pohl (Joyce) of Cambridge; sister-in-law Mary Lou Pohl of Easton; brother-in-laws Larry Wayne Willey, Gary Mace Willey (Janet) and Robert James Willey (Bonnie) all of Cambridge; several nieces, nephews and a special friend, Gloria Hickman of Trappe.
In addition to her mother, step-father and grandparents, she was preceded in death by her mother and father-in-law Raymond and Elvia Willey; an aunt Norma Lee Newcomb (LeRoy); an uncle David Wroten who was killed in World War II; half-brother Wm. (Skip) Pohl; two sister-in-laws Beverly W. Holley (Joe)and Patricia Ann Rue-Cuthbertson (Harry & Alan).
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 beginning 1 p.m. at the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge. Family will receive friends the hour prior to the service. Officiating will be Pastor George Wheatley, Jr. Interment will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge.
Serving as pallbearers will be Fred Blaney, Adam Blaney, Kevin Plotts, Phil Reed, Ed Phillips and Jeff Willey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Stephen Willey, Pat Larimore and Ronnie Gleocklevr.
In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may be sent to American Legion Auxiliary Dorchester Unit #91, P.O. Box 733, Cambridge, MD 21613.
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.newcombcollins.com.
Saturday May 31, 2014 , 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
Saturday May 31, 2014 , 1:00 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
Saturday May 31, 2014 , 2:00 p.m. at Dorchester Memorial Park
1-888-579-7953 Code: 75133P
Facts Born: March 25, 1938
Death: May 24, 2014
American Legon Auxilliary, Dorchester Post 91, P.O. Box 733, Cambridge, MD 21613
Lindabrobbins dyer Dear Nick and family, I am so sorry for your loss, and so thankful for your kindness and loyalty to daddy. I wish I could be there to pay my respects but please know my thoughts and prayers are with you. Linda 05/27/2014 Lynda & Larry Huffman Nick & Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time and always. Betty was a special person. 05/27/2014 N. Kay Bradshaw Nick, David, Linda, and Billy I told Nick I wasn't sure if I would be at the funeral or not, but if I am not I will continue to hold all of you in my thoughts and prayers. 05/27/2014 Roy Coursey William & family. So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Just remember she is in a better place, looking out for the family. Think of the good times you had with her..and you will make it thru this time of sorrow. God bless you. 05/27/2014 Cindy Bloodsworth Cannon My entire family would like to express our deepest sympathy to all of the Family at this difficult time. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. The Bloodsworth & Cannon Family 05/27/2014 Eva Carol Willey Nick and family, I am so very sorry for your loss, please accept my deepest sympathy. Keeping you and the family in my prayers. Eva Carol 05/27/2014 James and Lena Wallis Fitzhugh Nick and Family; We were so sorry to hear about Betty , she was a nice person. We will keep you in our prayers and God Bless you All. I enjoyed working with Betty, 05/26/2014 Janet Bradford Hunteman Linda and Family, I was saddened to learn of your Mom's passing. Take care of your Dad, and I will have you and the families in my thoughts and prayers. 05/26/2014 JImmy and Lena Fitzhugh Nick and Family: We were so sorry to hear about Betty she was a sweet lady,.We will keep you in our prayers. God Bless you All. 05/24/2014 Steve Abbott Nick and family,We are very sorry to hear about Miss Betty.Our thoughts and prayers to the entire family. Steve and Karen Abbott 05/24/2014 Ron Bromwell So sorry to hear about the passing of Betty. The whole family has my deepest sympathies, sorry for Nick, he has lost his partner. 05/24/2014 Gary, Barb and the Staff of Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home Our thoughts remain with you and your family at this time. We are honored by the trust and confidence you have placed in us during this difficult time. 05/24/2014
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