Betty Louise Bazemore

COLUMBIA – A funeral service for Betty Louise Bazemore, 86, was held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family received friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Betty passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Edward S. Martin and Louise Wolfe Martin. Although she was born in Easton, Maryland, she grew up in Winnsboro, SC. Betty worked as an office manager for Forest Land Company. She was a member of Ravenwood Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir, and served as an organist, pianist, and Treasurer. She loved to read, cross stich, and gardening.

Surviving are her sons, Robert Bazemore (Sandi) of Greer, SC, and Tony Bazemore (Natalie) of Sunrise, FL; daughter, Kim McManus (Charles) of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Dublin, Darby, Shannon, Bailey, Caitlin Reeder (Preston), Matthew, Hannah, and Jennifer Denigro; great-granddaughters, Emma Reeder and Lilah Reeder; and brother-in-law, Lavonne Bazemore (Thomasine).

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Paul E. Bazemore, and her brother, Stokes Martin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Attn: SC Gift Processing, 4600 Park Rd, Ste 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

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