Betty Gray Dickerson Holt, was born on Monday, April 24, 1944 at Southside Community Hospital in Farmville, VA. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 22, 2019. She was the first-born child of Monroe Wilson Dickerson & Nellie Gray Taylor. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, James Douglas Holt. Betty is survived by her two sons, Timothy W. Holt (Rhonda) & Christopher D. Holt (Cynthia); five grandchildren, Ashley, Gabriel, Chance, Casey & Carly; one brother, Carlton M. Dickerson; & one brother-in-law, Samuel W. Holt. Betty was a long-time member of Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church. She served her community as a nurse at Centra Southside Community Hospital in Farmville, VA for 43 years.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Drakes Branch Baptist Church, Drakes Branch, VA, with graveside to immediately follow at Rough Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Phenix, VA. All are welcomed to return to the Drakes Branch Baptist Church Fellowship Hall for a Celebration of Life and catered luncheon to begin at approximately 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that those wishing to make memorial contributions consider The Barksdale Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 225, Charlotte Court House, VA 23923 or Centra Hospice, 2097 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.