Betty Martin Putman, 87, wife of Boyce Putman, Jr. of Taylors, died Monday November 21, 2022.
Born in Greensboro, NC, she was the daughter of the late George Walker Martin, Sr. and Katherine Powers Martin.
Mrs. Putman was a member of Lee Road United Methodist Church. She was affectionately known to many as “Mama B”. She was a computer operations supervisor for many years with Alexander’s and Cline Company. She was devoted to family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband of 66 years, she is survived by two sons, Boyce Putman III (Tammy) and Martin “Marty” Putman (Laura); four grandchildren, Brock Putman (Renee), Breana Shepard (Matt), Brittany Putman, and Bryan Putman; three great-grandchildren, Mason Putman; Gunner Shepard, and Oaklynn Shepard; and two sisters, Doris McKinney and Juanita Godke.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Brayden Putman; and siblings, Leland, Cecil, Walker, and Loyce Martin, and Katherine Donaldson.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 25, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Downtown. The funeral service will be Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Downtown. Burial will be in Greenville Memorial Gardens. The family will be at their respective homes.
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