Christine Fant Betts, of Linden, Virginia, died Saturday, March 16, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.
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The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Toms Brook, Virginia. Reverends Jonathan and Deanna Boynton will be officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Stover Funeral Home, 177 North Holliday Street, Strasburg, Virginia.
Chris was born on October 29, 1941 in Crystal Falls, Michigan, to Alfred and MaryBelle Fant. She graduated from Big Rapids High School in 1959. She married William "Jack" Betts on June 3, 1961.
Chris worked for many years at Precision Tune Corporate Headquarters until retiring in 2010. She enjoyed sewing, reading, camping and spending time with her dogs. She was an active member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and relied on her strong faith to guide her home.
She is survived by her husband, Jack Betts; her three daughters, Karen Jennings and husband Edward of Hollywood, SC, Patty Gibbons and husband Jim of Prospect, PA, and Donna Notti and husband David of Virginia Beach, VA; beloved grandchildren, Brad and Russ Gibbons and Samantha Notti; and her two adored dogs, Cody and Tanner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be given to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 2808 Mt. Hebron Road, Toms Brook, Virginia 22660.
The family wishes to thank Heritage Hall of Front Royal, Virginia and Blue Ridge Hospice for their compassion and care.
Condolences to the family may be offered online at www.stoverfuneralhome.com
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2013