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Betty Lou Gallaher

February 12, 1931 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 89)


Mrs. Betty Lou Taylor Gallaher, 89, formerly of Jamestown, died July 29, 2020 at the home of her son.

Mrs. Gallaher was born February 12, 1931 in Stokes County, a daughter to the late Dell C. and Della Moorefield Taylor.  She was a resident of this area since 1949 until moving to Raleigh eight years ago.  While in this area, she was a member of First United Methodist Church and retired from Wachovia Bank after 33 years of service.  She loved eating ice cream, playing cornhole, and watching sports on television…..especially pro wrestling and Duke Basketball.  On June 25, 1949, she married William Henry Gallaher who preceded her in death in 2009.  She was also preceded in death by ten siblings.

Surviving is her son, William Gallaher and wife Paula of Raleigh; two grandchildren, Chelsea Marie Gallaher and Jeremy Taylor Gallaher; and her sister, Ann Jeffords of Atlantic Beach.

A crypt side service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, in the mausoleum chapel at Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery in Greensboro.  Mrs. Gallaher will lie in state for viewing 30 minutes prior to the service in the chapel.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to SarahCare of Lake Boone Trail, 2245 Gateway Access Pt. Suite 101, Raleigh, N.C. 27607 or to Heartland Hospice of Raleigh, 4505 Falls of Neuse Rd. Suite 650, Raleigh, N.C. 27609.

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Lie In State
August 1, 2020

1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Guilford Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel

Cryptside Service
August 1, 2020

2:00 PM
Guilford Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel


SarahCare of Lake Boone Trail
2245 Gateway Access Pt. Suite 101, Raleigh NC 27607
Tel: 1-919-746-7050
Web: http://www.sarahcare.com

Heartland Hospice of Raleigh
4505 Falls of Neuse Rd. Suite 650, Raleigh NC 27609
Tel: 1-866-901-9297
Email: raleigh@heartlandhospice.com

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