Betty Jean Walker, 72, of Grundy, VA, formerly of McDowell County, WV, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020.

     Betty was born in McDowell County August 1, 1947, a daughter of the late Sampy and Martha Blevins Reed. She was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family.          

     In additional to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by a sister, Francie Ferrell.

     Survivors include six children, Terry Walker of Bassett, VA, Brenda Steele and Jesse Walker both of Premier, WV, Jerry Walker and Sampy Walker both of Bassett, VA and David Walker and wife Ammie of Welch, WV; 22 grandchildren, and a host of great grandchildren; one brother, Ronnie Reed of Bassett, VA; and a sister, Loretta Ferrell of Jacksonville, FL.  

     Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 11 o’clock with Reverend Brenda Blankenship officiating at the Roderfield Pentecostal Holiness Church at Roderfield, WV.  Burial will follow in the Reed Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, WV.   Terry, Jesse, Jerry, Sampy, and David Walker, Joey Riggs and Micky Bryant will serve as pallbearers. 

    Friends may visit with the family after 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, March 11, 2020 at the Roderfield Pentecostal Holiness Church at Roderfield, WV. 

    Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

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