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Betty Teasley Nicholson

May 19, 1930 - February 24, 2018

Betty Teasley Nicholson, 87, of Aberdeen, NC, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Pinehurst Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Anderson, SC, May 19, 1930, a daughter of the late William and Eula Mann Teasley, she had lived in Atlanta, GA before moving to Wilmington in 1974. She was a graduate of Emerson College, in Atlanta, and had been employed as a registered nurse at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center for many years retiring as the assistant head nurse in the Surgical Unit.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Karen Merritt and her husband Jon of Aberdeen; her grandchildren, Brittany Camille Farmer, Angela Nicole Nicholson, and Tricia Nicholson Meredith: her brother, George Teasley of Greenwood, SC, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, William Michael “Mike” Nicholson, her brother, William “Red” Teasley, and three infant children.

A celebration of Betty’s life will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 in the Wilmington Funeral Chapel at 11 a.m.

Betty had been under the care of the Richmond County Hospice in Rockingham, and the family wishes to honor her memory by asking that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to your local hospice organization.

To share memories or condolences to the family, kindly visit

Wilmington Funeral and Cremation 1535 South 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403


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