Betty Sue Gillespie Perkins, 93, of White Sulphur Springs, WV, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA.
Betty was born July 2, 1924, in White Sulphur Springs and was the daughter of John Marvin Gillespie and Iona Painter Gillespie Rivoire.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in White Sulphur Springs and was a member of the 1942 graduation class of White Sulphur Springs High School.
Preceding her in death, other than her parents and her stepfather, John P. Rivoire, are her husband, Quinlan MacArthur Perkins; sister, Helen Clark; brother, Jack Gillespie; son, Richard Van Perkins; and grandson, Duane Perkins.
Surviving are her daughters, Sue Long and husband, Rusty, of Hampton, VA, Karen Garris and husband, Norman, of Covington, VA, Cindy Flack and husband, Willard, of White Sulphur Springs, and Kathy King and husband, David, of Pickaway, WV; sons, Jeff Perkins and wife, Donna, of Caldwell, WV, Charles Bruce Perkins and special friend, Sandy, of Lewisburg, WV, and David Perkins and wife, Bettina, of Lindside, WV; special niece, Betty Young and husband, Charles; special nephew, J.M. Clark and wife, Cheryl; 13 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Perkins are scheduled for Friday, October 27, 2017, at 11 AM at the First Presbyterian Church in White Sulphur Springs with Pastors Garrett Bostic and Greg Scott officiating.
Interment will follow at the Hill Crest Cemetery in White Sulphur Springs.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, October 26, from 6-8 PM at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the October 25, 2017 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.