Waynesville – Betty Beck Frady, 79, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at her residence.
Betty was a native of Cherokee, North Carolina, and the daughter of the late Quentin and Dorothy Darden Beck; in addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, John and Thomas Beck. Betty was a proud member of the Cherokee and Chitimacha Tribes. She was a 50-year employee with Haywood Electric Membership Corporation and served as the Executive Assistant to the General Manager. Betty was a committed team member and took great pride in her position with Haywood EMC. One of Betty’s favorite times of the year was Christmas. All her friends and family would admire the time and detail that went into her beautifully wrapped presents.
Betty is survived by her son, Robert Glenn "Bobby" Frady, II, of Lake Junaluska; sister-in-law, Rose Beck, of Maggie Valley; niece, Kimberly Beck O’Grady, and her husband, Bryan; nephew, Thomas "Tom" Beck, Jr., and his partner, Robin; her beloved dog, Frankie; and her cat "Miss Kitty", who was a feral that was taken in when it had an injured paw.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville with Reverend Millard Grant officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SARGE’s Animal Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 854, Waynesville, NC 28786.
The care of Mrs. Frady has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville.