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Betty Jane (Yerkey) Buckhannon

March 7, 1931 ~ August 26, 2017 (age 86)
In the early morning hours Betty Jane Yerkey Buckhannon of Willow Beach, Mt Clare, WV passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 Betty was born March 7, 1931 in Lost Creek, WV; the daughter of the late Alton B Yerkey and Bertha (Bennett) Yerkey.

Betty is survived by her loving daughters, Paula L. Bomhoff and Joyce Ann Cottrill Harris & her husband, Larry; granddaughter, Miki Surock staying continuously by her side, along with her very special friend, Marcia Rose; a brother, Robert Lee Yerkey & his wife, Emma of Fresno, Ohio; nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Betty is also survived by another daughter, Margaret Jane Cottrill; two granddaughters, Stephanie Harman Storms, and Christie Surock Sanders & her husband, Brian; a grandsons, Thomas Surock & his wife, Theresa.

In addition to her parents, Betty was twice married to the late Daniel O. Cottrill and Lawrence (Barney) Buckhannon. She also was preceded in death by her son-in-Law, Walter C. Bomhoff, Jr.; a sister, JoAnn Yerkey Pettis; a brother, Brooks Yerkey; a nephew, Timothy Yerkey; and along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Betty attended Victory High School. Betty held many retail jobs and managed the Canteen for many years.

She also worked at the Hazel Atlas Plant. She then relocated to Vero Beach, Florida where she managed a 7-11 Store and won many Awards. Moving Back to WV eventually she worked with Exxon Company, VA Canteen, and North View Market, and Wal-Mart where she worked for 19 years before retiring.

Betty enjoyed going to the beach, making ceramics, drawing, her computer, and being with family and friends and both her daughter's dogs and cats.

Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg, on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM and on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 11:00am - 1:00pm; Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Davis Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 1:00 PM with Lou F. Ortenzio, presiding. Interment will follow at Bridgeport Cemetery.


Cemetery Details

Bridgeport Cemetery
205 Benedum Drive
Bridgeport, WV, 26330

Visitation

AUG 29. 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Davis Funeral Home - Jeff Heitger, Jr. - LIC

Davis Funeral Home 124 Olen Thomas Dr

Clarksburg, WV, US, 26301-3982

davisfuneralhome@mtnfg.com

http://www.davisfuneralhomewv.com

Visitation

AUG 30. 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Davis Funeral Home - Jeff Heitger, Jr. - LIC

Davis Funeral Home 124 Olen Thomas Dr

Clarksburg, WV, US, 26301-3982

davisfuneralhome@mtnfg.com

http://www.davisfuneralhomewv.com

Service

AUG 30. 01:00 PM

Davis Funeral Home - Jeff Heitger, Jr. - LIC

Davis Funeral Home 124 Olen Thomas Dr

Clarksburg, WV, US, 26301-3982

davisfuneralhome@mtnfg.com

http://www.davisfuneralhomewv.com


 Service Information

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