Betty Doris Rash

  • Born: December 16, 1935
  • Died: January 21, 2019
  • Location: Forest City, North Carolina

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services

1251 US Highway 221A
Forest City, NC 28043
Tel. (828) 657-6383

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Betty by adding your memories and photos.

Betty Doris Rash, age 83, of Forest City, passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.
Betty was born December 16, 1935 in Rutherford County to the late Roscoe Burgess and Laura Jane Radford Burgess. She worked at Mastercraft Mill for many years and was a member of the First Wesleyan Church in Forest City. Betty enjoyed baking and craftwork. Her greatest joy was spending time with and taking care of her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Robert Rash; five brothers and three sisters.
Those left to cherish her memory include one son, Scott Rash and wife, Amanda of Rutherfordton; two daughters, Sherry Morrow and husband, Ricky and Paula McMellion and husband, Roger all of Forest City; sister, Margaret Hodge also of Forest City. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, David Morrow (Tanya), Brandi Boone (Brian), Katelyn Murray (Tyler), Madison Greene, Christon Taylor (Jeremy), Ashley McWhirter (Dustin), Amanda Hutchins (Ty), Clinton McMellion and twelve great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Eric Yelton officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Interment will be private for the family at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial donations are requested to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Our prayers are with your whole family! We love you all!

Posted by Phil and Sharon Ley - Rutherfordton, NC - Acquaintance   January 23, 2019

I just heard the news about Miss Betty I cannot believe that you have passed away you with such a wonderful waiting and a wonderful friend to me I will miss you so much love you save me a spot in heaven love your friend and grandson Scotty bug

Posted by Dylan Baynard - Forest City, NC - Family   January 23, 2019

My prayers r with the family, I thought a lot of betty.worked and lived across from her for years

Posted by BARBARA Mcmahan    January 22, 2019

Scott and family.. so sorry for the loss of your sweet mom.. .. praying for peace and comfort

Posted by Iris & Amy Hardin - Forest City, NC - Friend   January 22, 2019


Prayers, rest easy momma Rash. Thank you for always being their for me.

Posted by Sonya Lovelace - Mooresboro, NC - Family Friend   January 22, 2019

Scott and Rash family, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

Posted by Peggy Baumgartner - Lake Lure, NC - Friend   January 22, 2019


So sorry for your loss. She will be greatly remembered, cherished and missed. Prayers and loves to all.

Posted by Angela Dogget - Forest City, NC - Friend   January 21, 2019

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