Betty Olivia Duffie, age 61, of Saxe, VA, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold Glenn and Nancy Beacham Modlin.

Betty  is survived by her husband, William “Watt” Duffer; one daughter, Tasha Marie Vaughan and her husband Dougie; one son, Alfred Williams Jr.; two step-sons, William Duffie Jr., Steve Duffie and his wife, Amber; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Harold Glenn Modlin and his wife, Debbie; two sisters, Mary Jane Stone and her husband Sidney, Brenda Bradshaw and her husband, Joe.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 16, 2023, at the Duffer Family Cemetery, 2671 Country Road, Saxe, VA 23967.  The family will receive friends at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, on Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.  The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA is in charge of arrangements.

Condolence Messages

  1. Mary Stone

    15 September 2023 9 months ago

    She fought a hard battle but always smiling RIPBig sis. Love and miss you so much already.Mary Jane Stone

  2. Sue Vaughan doug

    16 September 2023 9 months ago

    Betty your were a friend as soon as we met I’m glad our son married your daughter I enjoyed our many conversations and visits life is too short . I will do my best to keep your promise r I p Doug and sue

  3. Rita Robinette

    17 September 2023 9 months ago

    So sorry to hear about Betty. She fought a good fight.

  4. Tracy Witt

    17 September 2023 9 months ago

    I was one of her nurses that had the pleasure of helping her through this journey . Betty was always smiling even through her pain. She was so sweet and I so enjoyed our conversations. So glad she is pain free and she has reached her heavenly home .. prayers to all of her family ❤️

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