Betty Ellen Brown Wilfong, 69, a resident of Staunton, and formerly of Bridgewater, passed away Friday, April 27, 2012. She had been failing in health for the last two years.
She was born Nov. 17, 1942, and was the daughter of the late George and Beulah Bright Brown.
Betty graduated from North River High School in Mount Solon in 1960 and was supervisor/head cook at Evers Family Restaurant. She was a member of Lebanon Church of the Brethren.
On April 12, 1963, she married Clinton Howard Wilfong, who preceded her in death on Oct. 23, 1993.
She is survived by a daughter, Kimberley W. Flesher and husband, Edwin Flesher Jr. of Staunton; three grandchildren, Brianna, Lattinia and Eric Flesher; a sister, Sharon Clough and husband, James, of Staunton, and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, G. Melvin Brown, Eugene H. Brown and Robert L. Brown.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2012, at the Chapel of Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave with the Rev. Garold Senger Jr. and Pastor Russell Heinrich officiating. Burial will be private.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Augusta Health Hospice of Shenandoah, 64 Sports Medicine Drive, P.O. Box 215, Fishersville, VA 22939.
Lindsey Funeral Homes and Crematory is handling arrangements and condolences may be sent to the Wilfong family by visiting www.lindseyweyerscave.com.
We would like to express our gratitude and thanks to Dr. Jerome Hotchkiss and the staff at RMH Family Medicine, Augusta Health Hospice of Shenandoah, Lindsey Funeral Homes and Crematory, and her closest friends and family, who have been by her side the last years of her life.