Bettie Ann Skelton

Published 9:00 am Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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Bettie Ann Skelton

 Sept. 21, 1934 — March 17, 2024 

Bettie Ann Skelton, 89 of Victoria, passed away on March 17. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Lee Watlington; her parents, Lucious Linwood Skelton and Annie Elizabeth Robertson Skelton; and siblings, Edwin Skelton, Lula Mae Skelton, Daisy Codispoti, Ruby Goad and Mary Hudson. 

She is survived by her daughters, Darlene Skelton (Terry Mueller) of Chase City and Blair McCoy (Glen McCoy, deceased) of Victoria; grandsons, Ted Jenkins of Nevada and Chris Jenkins of Vermont; great-grandchildren, Tyler Jenkins and Samantha Jenkins of Nevada and Liam Jenkins and Ezrie Jenkins of Vermont and one brother, Ray Skelton (Janie) of Victoria. 

Bettie was born in Rehoboth. She raised her children in Maryland and worked for the Montgomery County Circuit Court system for nearly 30 years, retiring as the state-elected Clerk of the Court in 1995. She enjoyed traveling, dancing, yard work, making pies and taking care of her numerous dogs and cats. 

Funeral services were held March 20. Interment was in the Cool Springs Christian Church Cemetery, Keysville. In Memoriam, donations can be made to Samaritan’s Purse. https://www.samaritanspurse. org/donate.