Betty Lou Dye, 74, of Clendenin, W.Va., passed away on Wednesday, January 8,
2014, at Saint Francis Hospital, in Charleston, following a short illness.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis Agusta and Maxie (Massey)
Barker; son, Jack R. Dye II; and brother, Darrell Barker.
Betty, well known for her love for her family and upbeat disposition,
attended Morris Memorial United Methodist Church in Kanawha City. She
graduated from Clendenin High School in 1958 and later became a master chef
and baker at Wingfield’s in Chesterton, Ind.
Betty is survived by her husband Jack R. Dye; daughters, Elizabeth Lou Vigil
and husband Alex, Jacquline Nicole Gaulin, both of Chesterton, Ind.; son,
Michael Shane Dye of Chesterton; brothers, John Barker and wife Peggy, of
Ormond Beach, Fla., Curtis “C.A” Barker of Charleston, W.Va., Jodey Keiffer
and wife Janice, of Pinch; sisters, Peggy K. Barker of Charleston, Penny
Grey of Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Tre Washington, Tina Loughran, Brian
Plew, Antonio Adonis Vigil; great-grandchildren, Landon Tyler Dye, Preston
Kingston Dye, Dezirrie Coleman, Gavin Gaulin, Alyssia Gaulin, Matthew
Loughran, David Loughran, and Jaxs Plew.
Betty’s funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2014, at
Matics Funeral home in Clendenin, W.Va., with Pastor Richard K. DeQuasie
officiating. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
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