Betty Davis Stout (2018-09-27 14:05:44)

Betty Davis Stout, age 81, of 4990 Beaver Dam Road, Vilas, passed away Wednesday morning, September 26, 2018, at home.

Betty was born July 10, 1937 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Arlie “Russell” Davis and Daisy Ruppard Davis. She was a retired seamstress for Shadowline of Boone and a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church.

Betty is survived by one daughter, Linda Miller of Vilas; one son, Paul Stout and wife Shelia of Vilas; one grandson, Bruce Wilson of Vilas; three granddaughters, Tonya Wilson Baker and husband Mike of Nebo, Anna Grace Stout and Elizabeth Dawn Stout, both of Trade, and one daughter-in-law, Hazel Pope Stout of Vilas, and her children, Michael Ferguson and April Gunter, both of Mountain City. She is also survived by a number of great-grandchildren, one great great-granddaughter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, one son, Allen “J.R.” Stout; one daughter, Crystal Dawn Stout; one brother, Hugh Davis, and two sisters, Wilma Laws and Alice Faye Bentley.

Funeral services for Betty Davis Stout will be conducted Saturday afternoon, at 4:00 o’clock, at Beaver Dam Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 3:00 until 4:00 o’clock. Officiating will be Reverend Keith Brown. Burial will follow in the Lower Beaver Dam Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, from 3:00 until 4:00 o’clock, at the church, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, N.W., Lenoir, North Carolina, 28645, or to the Beaver Dam Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of David Scott, 3476 Mountain Dale Road, Vilas, North Carolina, 28692.

The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to her caregiver, Lisa Crisp, and Thea, Brenda, Linda, Cierra, and the rest of the staff of Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care.

Online condolences may be sent to the Stout family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements