Betsy Ballance Midgette

Betsy Ballance Midgette, 69, of Grandy, NC died Sunday, November 15, 2020, at her home surrounded by loved ones.

A Dare County native, she was born August 3, 1951, in Wanchese, NC to Dorita Brickhouse Ballance of Wanchese and the late Larry McCoy Ballance, Sr.

A 1969 graduate of Manteo High School, she spent her career as the office manager for Dare Building Supply retiring after 25-years. Betsy was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church. She enjoyed walking, cooking, and spending time with her family.

In addition to her mother, Betsy is survived by her husband of 51-years, Wayne Midgette; children, Scott Midgette (Tarra) and Monica Midgette all of Kitty Hawk; grandchildren, Cleat, Landon, Brayden, Ben; and great-grandchild, Bentley. Also, surviving are her siblings, Becky B. Beacham (Carl) of Wanchese, Larry M. Ballance, Jr. (Carletta) of Wanchese, Cathy B. Daniels (Mark) of Lakeland, FL, and Bill Ballance (Mary Ann) of Great Falls, MT.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at Bethany United Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Ballance officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be made to Project Rescue (PO Box 922, Springfield, MO 65801 or online at

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at