Betty Lois Baldwin Feamster, age 88 of Paris, TN, died peacefully at The Farms of Puryear in Puryear, TN from complications of Parkinson’s Disease.
Betty grew up in Frankfort, KY. She was the daughter of Clyde M. and Clellan Parris Baldwin. She was a graduate of Nazareth School of Nursing where she received her Registered Nurse degree in 1955. Betty was passionate about her profession. She enjoyed her years of nursing and loved to share her memories with all. Before her retirement, she was an Infectious Control Nurse at Nash General Hospital in Louisburg, NC.
Betty moved to Paris, TN in the late 1960’s with her husband Dr. Franklin B. Sleadd, who preceded her in death. There, they raised six children. She was active in various organizations in Paris and attended the First Presbyterian Church in Paris. In the late 1980’s she moved and later married Tom Feamster, who preceded her in death. They enjoyed living in Louisburg, NC. She was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Louisburg, NC,
Betty is survived by her children, Bernie (Rhonda) Sleadd, James (Cherry) Sleadd, Kathleen (Andre) Ferenczy, Robert (Sandra) Sleadd, and Clinton Sleadd; Step daughters, Gerry (Dan) Roll, Tracey Feamster, and Abby (Ken) Thomas; grandchildren, Graham Sleadd, Sam Sleadd, LeeAnne (George) Singer, Jeanie Sleadd, Catherine (Trey Loiselle) Sleadd, Adam Ferenczy, Jason (Leanne Sikora) Ferenczy, Rob (Emily) Sleadd, Will (Sarah) Sleadd, Ali (William) Post, Alex Sleadd, and Matthew Sleadd; step grandchildren, Chris (Taylor) Feamster, Les (Maggie) Roll, C.J. Martin, Kenny Thomas, and Keith Thomas; great grandchildren, Sumner Singer, Sallie Ann Singer, and Silas Franklin Sleadd expected in June; step great grandchildren, Silas Roll and Wyatt Roll; sisters in law, Jeanne Baldwin and Joy Baldwin; and many nieces and nephews.
Betty was preceded in death by a daughter, Wendy Sleadd, and brothers, David S. Baldwin, Douglas “Woody” Baldwin, and Clyde P. Baldwin.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home in Paris, TN. The body is to be cremated with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.
Memorials by be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.