Betty Leuta (Holmes) Walters, 87, of Coalmont, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Westminster Woods Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Huntingdon, PA. Born on January 12, 1930 in Carbon Twp., Huntingdon County, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Lillian (Aller) Holmes. On February 21, 1946 she was united in marriage to Jacob Earl Walters Sr. who preceded her to Glory on August 29, 1991.
Betty was a member of the Raven Run Church of the Brethren, Saxton, PA; where she developed many cherished friendships. She was a member of the church prayer chain; she loved attending the widow’s dinners and helping to serve meals for special functions. She was a member of the Hopewell Area Senior Citizens and enjoyed attending the bus trips with her friends and looked forward to participating in the annual Young at Heart Games. Betty touched the lives of many people and her memory will live on. She will be remembered as a generous person with a caring heart, her kindness and her gentle spirit; always taking care of the needs of others. Her favorite activities were playing Bingo, find a word games, playing cards, and especially spending quality time with her family and friends.
She and her late husband were blessed to have seven children who all survive; daughters, Beverly Ann Dodrill, Windsor, PA, Dianna Jean (Kevin) Flannagan, Red Lion, PA, Donna Mae (Ronald) DuPrey, Nokesville, VA, Mary Frances (Barry Sr.) Ritchey, York, PA, Helen Elizabeth (Ralph Sr.) Bogel, Saxton, PA, Joyce Evelyn (Kenneth) Elberson, Coalmont, PA, and a son Jacob Earl (Beverly) Walters Jr., Union, OH. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family being preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. She was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother.
Funeral services will be held at Noon on Saturday February 25, 2017 at the Raven Run Church of the Brethren, 616 Raven Run Road, Saxton, PA. 16678. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will take place at the Brumbaugh Cemetery, Saxton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Betty’s honor to the Matt Baker Local Cancer Fund, in care of First National Bank, 911 Church St. Saxton, PA. 16678.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. 5010 Railroad Ave. Broad Top City, PA. 16621. Online Condolences can be made at www.caheathfh.com