Betty Louise (Williams) Core, 78, formerly of Raleigh, died at University Hospital in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, August 16th. A native of Selma, NC, she was the daughter of Carl S. and Vivian (Crabtree) Williams. She was a 1953 graduate of Hugh Morson High School, and retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation after many years of service. She was an avid gardener, and treasured her many friendships from her professional life. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Judith Peasley; a brother, Jack Williams; and her close friend, Edith Goodwin. She was survived by two sons, Kevin Core of San Antonio and Brian Core of Brighton, CO; her close friend Nancy Gay of Garner; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. At her request, no funeral services will be held. Burial arrangements are pending.