Cover photo for Betty Brewster's Obituary
Betty Brewster Profile Photo
1923 Betty 2017

Betty Brewster

April 16, 1923 — January 16, 2017

Betty Jean Cummins Brewster, age 93 of Cherryville and formerly of Delray Beach, Florida, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at Carolina Care Center. She was born April 16, 1923 in Madison County, Indiana to the late Ithamer and Opal Jordan Cummins. She was formerly employed in real estate, and she loved tending her orchids and cooking. She once won first place in the Indiana State Fair for her pie crust. Betty and her husband, Donald collected, refurbished, and sold antique furniture. In her younger years, she taught swimming lessons and was a leader in 4-H and the Girl Scouts. She loved traveling, and Mrs. Brewster was a hard worker and a loving lady.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Alvin Brewster; and siblings, Bud Cummins, John Cummins, Beverly Barratt, and Mike Cummins.

She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Roberts and husband, John of Kings Mountain and Rebecca Mierke and husband, Lanson of Boynton Beach, Florida; grandchildren, Michelle Schultz and husband, Steve, Chip Mierke and wife, Nichole, Khristine Sena and husband, Joe, and Michael Hiner and wife, Tammy; and thirteen great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services with Rev. Dale Hendricks officiating. Family will receive friends prior to the service from 3:00 until 3:45 PM at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lincoln County 4-H, 115 w. Main St. Lincolnton, NC 28092.

  • Memorial Service

    January 20, 2017
    4:00 PM

    Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services

    1100 East Main Street
    Cherryville, NC
    (704) 435-6711
  • Visitation

    January 20, 2017
    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

    Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services

    1100 East Main Street
    Cherryville, NC
    (704) 435-6711
  • Burial

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Betty Brewster, please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 5

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree