Elizabeth Cloud 'Betty" Malloy

May 9, 2022

Elizabeth Cloud Malloy, “Betty”, age 94, died May 9, 2022, in Charlotte, NC.

Born February 3, 1928, in Lilesville, NC, Betty was a daughter of the late Fayette Jeffries and Mary Dryer Cloud. She was married in 1949 to John Wilson Malloy, Jr. of Cheraw, SC, who predeceased her in 1988.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Cloud Malloy of Mill Spring, NC, and Louise Malloy Bonner (James Archibald Stuart Bonner) of Charlotte, NC; two grandsons, James Archibald Stuart Bonner Jr. (Martha) of Charlotte and Wilson Malloy Bonner of Salt Lake City, UT; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Baker Bonner Covington (Alec) of Charlotte, and three great grandsons, James Archibald Stuart Bonner III, William Martin Bonner and Harrison Baker Covington, all of Charlotte.  

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by an infant son, her sister Martha Cloud Chapman and her brothers, Fayette Jeffries Cloud, Jr. and Percy Dryer Cloud.

Known as “Memaw” to her family, she was cherished for her open mind, compassion and funny sense of humor. She was wise, practical and full of unconditional love and affection.

A memorial service will be held May 31, 2022, at 11:00am at Myers Park Presbyterian Church, 2501 Oxford Place, Charlotte, NC 28207. Interment will be private in Old St. David’s Cemetery, Cheraw, SC.  

In remembrance of Betty, memorials may be made to St. David’s Cemetery Association, Post Office Box 1196, Cheraw, SC 29520.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC; 28204 (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at www.kennethpoeservices.com.

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  • Kathleen Weidner

    I have known Betty Malloy for many years at the Cypress and I will miss her! She showed me how to age gracefully. Her love of family, her independent spirit, and her love of reading and learning are an inspiration!
    Rest in Peace Mrs. Malloy!