Betty Jean Tingen
Betty Jean Tingen, 77, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Duke Medical Center in Durham after a brief illness.
A native of Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Fred Green Tillotson and Allene Newby. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and retired from Macra Lace in Oxford. After retirement she was a caretaker for the elderly.
Surviving are her special K-9 Companion, Little Man; a sister, Reba Dixon; children, Melvin Tingen, Jr., Barbara Bautista, Kay Gawron; grandchildren, Bryan Beckham, Chad Tingen, Jenni Earp, Candance Harazduk, Crystal Gonzales, Tiffany Tingen, Kristina Smith, Jonathon Burnette, Jr Gonzales, (Bug) Melanie Tingen, (Little) Mel Tingen,; sixteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Earl Tingen, Sr. and sisters, Peggy Holt, Nancy Brame and Linda Crawford.
A private Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Marrow’s Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery by Pastor Johnny Thrift.
Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Tingen Family.