Betty Murphy Brown

    Birth Date: 08/19/1939
    Deceased Date: 09/12/2022

    Betty Murphy Brown, age 83, of Selma, passed away on September 12, 2022. Born in Johnston County on August 19, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Swananoa Anderson Murphy. Betty worked with First Citizens Bank for 37 years, retiring as Assistant Cashier in the Selma branch. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Smithfield.

    The family will receive friends at Parrish Funeral Home in Selma on Thursday from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 am in First Baptist Church in Smithfield with burial following in Selma Memorial Gardens.

    Surviving are her husband, Frank Brown; her son, Allan Barnes and wife Betty of Kenly; her brother, Earl Murphy of Goldsboro; and her grandchildren, Allan Michael Barnes of Portsmouth, VA and Eric Taylor Barnes of Newport.

    Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Home.

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