Betty was born in Wayne County, NC, December 12, 1943, to the late William Banks Horton, Jr. and Ila Lue Fuller Horton. She was a home health nurse for many years and dearly loved her family. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Calvin Baird.
Surviving are her sons, Michael W. Baird of Roanoke Rapids, and William Calvin Baird and wife Jessica, of Littleton; sister, Linda H. Cannon of Emporia, and her grandchildren, Jacob Tyler Baird, Summer Cheyenne Baird, and Elizabeth Caroline Baird.
A graveside service will be Friday, February 3, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Crestview Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Hockaday Funeral & Cremation prior to the graveside service from 1:00-2:30 pm and all other times at the home of her son, Calvin Baird.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com