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Betty Elmore Morrison




Betty Elmore Morrison of Ronceverte passed away Monday evening, June 21, 2021 at her home with her family by her side.

She was born April 18, 1940 in Monroe County to the late Walter and Ruth Vance Elmore.

Betty was a member of Highland Park Community Church. She was famously known for her cooking. Betty worked for many years for Spuds Drive In, but most notably owned and operated the Stockyard Inn, better known as Betty’s Restaurant.

She was a homemaker, mother, and friend to many and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and family. Betty looked forward to the family reunions. She gave to many people in many ways, especially if they needed a meal.

Preceding her in death, other than her parents, were her husband, Jim Morrison; grandchild, Colin Harris; siblings, Lee Vance, Jim Elmore, Earl Elmore, Vernon Elmore, Lewis Elmore, Oral Elmore, Dallas Elmore, Bonnie Ridgeway, Mary Sue Elmore, and Ruby McNeely.

Those left to cherish her memories are her children, Steve (Sandy) White of Sinks Grove, Danny (Liz) White of Fairlea, Timmy (Sherry) White of Second Creek, Rodney (Becky) White of Ronceverte, Todd (Darlene) White of Clintonville, Debbie Harris of Ronceverte, Tonya (Chad) White and Lexi of Covington, VA, and Amy (Justin) Woolard of Ronceverte; sisters, Carolyn Erskine (Jesse) of Ronceverte, Nancy Morgan (John) of Manteo, NC, and Rose Mann (Michael) of Lake Havasu, AZ; brother, Tom Elmore (Ellen) of Second Creek; daughter-in-law, Kim White of Alderson; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Betty will be Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 4 p.m. at the Highland Park Community Church with Pastor Freddie Bostic officiating, interment will follow the services at the church cemetery.

The family will receive family and friends on Friday, June 25, 2021 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte.

Betty’s pallbearers will be Chad Thompson, Rodney White, Jacob White, Josh White, David Flack, Shawn Poage, Rodney McNeely, and Greg Elmore.

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

West Virginia Daily News has been serving Greenbrier and Monroe Counties since 1866.

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