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Betty Kay Williams

October 18, 1937 - February 26, 2022

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Betty Kay Williams, 84, of Lynchburg, passed away on Saturday, February 26th, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Rachel Fancher, and the wife of the late James Oscar Williams, Sr., for 62 years.

Betty was born on October 18th, 1937, in Maryville, Tennessee. She is a graduate of Porter High School. She enjoyed a long career as a school bus driver for Campbell County Schools and has many cherished, lifetime friends from her service there.

Betty was a charter member of Lakewood Baptist Church and member of their Friendship Bible Class. Her faith and family were the most important things in her life. She enjoyed the outdoors, camping, hiking, and swimming with her children and grandchildren. She was a loyal and dedicated friend to many.

Betty is survived by three children and a daughter-in-law: Susan Armontrout, Barbara Gunter (Ronald), Dwight Williams (Deadra), and Mary Roxanne Williams (James). She is predeceased by her son James Williams, Jr. (Roxanne) and by her daughter-in-law, Sandi Williams (Dwight). Betty has eight grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and many loving friends.

In addition, Betty is survived by : Sister, Carolyn Cunningham (Robert J.), Sister, Wanda Williams, and Sister-in-law, Lillian Williams. She is predeceased by three sisters: Mary Alice Hodge, Rose Marie Moore, and Anna Belle Fancher.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 3rd, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Lakewood Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Virginia Memorial Park.

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family.

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