Betty Usher Ghent



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Betty Usher Ghent, age 72, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at CMC-Pineville. She was born September 20, 1945 in Monroe, NC, a daughter of the late Hazel Usher and Ruth Bundy Usher and was the wife of Charles Ray Ghent. Mrs. Ghent was previously employed as a Licensed Nursing Assistant and worked at Grace White Nursing Home. She also worked as a Teacher’s Aide at Brooklyn Springs Elementary School. She enjoyed doing word search puzzles and loved tending her flowers. Family was the most important thing to her, she dearly loved her children and her grandchildren. She was a member of Springdell Baptist Church.

Mrs. Ghent is survived by her husband, Charles Ray Ghent; four daughters, Leticia Realmuto and her husband, John of Fort Mill, Rita Crenshaw and her husband, Paul of Lancaster, Nicole Oliver and her husband, Jamie of Lancaster and Heather Amidon and her husband, Chad of Anderson, SC; a brother, Paul Kenneth Usher and his wife, Betty of Columbia; two sisters, Frances Fletcher and Annie Lee Atchison both of Lancaster; eleven grandchildren, Shea Roberts, Bree Melton, Allyson Crenshaw, Jonah and Christian Crenshaw, Mallory, Madison, Summer and Joseph Oliver, and Ace and Luke Amidon; and 12 great grandchildren.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. Ghent will be 3:00 pm Friday, October 6, 2017 at The Chapel of Burgess Funeral Home by Rev. Donald Tillman with burial to follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Friday at the funeral home and suggest memorial contributions be made to Springdell Baptist Church, 1420 Springdell Church Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.