Bettie Masters

Bettie Lou VanBuren Masters, 84, of Ronceverte, WV, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018, at Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea, WV.

She was born September 16, 1934, at White Sulphur Springs, WV, a daughter of Hamil and Mildred Sevy VanBuren.

Bettie was a homemaker and was of the Presbyterian faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Bryl Tyler; brothers, J.D., Julian, and Ronnie; and daughters-in-law, Bonita Masters and Jeanie Masters.

She is survived by daughters, Sarah Honaker (Joey) of Ronceverte, Kim Masters ( fiancé David McDowell) of Lochgelly, WV; two sons, Keith Masters (Debbie) and Frank Masters, both of Ronceverte; grandchildren, Travis Dotson, Joshua and Jessica Masters, Ryan and Sarah Honaker, Rebecca and Brian Gillenwater, Jared and Alyssa Masters, Jordon Masters, and Steven and Timothy Dent; four great-grandchildren; and one coming in January.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 4, 2018, at McLean Presbyterian Church in Ronceverte with Pastor Gary Baker officiating. Interment followed in the McLean Cemetery. Grandsons served as pallbearers.

Family and friends were received at the church from 1 p.m. until time of the service on Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to Peyton Hospice House, 1265 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg WV 24901.

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Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the October 5, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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