Betty Lamberth Souther

Posted at 5:40 PM on Feb 5, 2019


Mrs. Betty Lamberth Souther, 85, of Statesville, N.C., died on Monday, February 4, 2019, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Born in Iredell County on September 23, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Stanford Lowell Lamberth and Sadie Morrison Lamberth. She was married on February 22, 1953 to Lester Daniel Souther, who died on December 12, 2018. She was of the Baptist faith and retired from the textile industry.

Survivors include her sons, Jerry Souther (Anita) and Ricky Souther (Vivian); a daughter, Teresa Dishmon (Steve); four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Friday at Iredell Memorial Gardens with Rev. Dale Milstead and Rev. Kenneth McCann officiating.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to

Memorials may be given to the Gordon Hospice House, c/o Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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