Betty Jane Staley, 91, of Roanoke, formerly of Goodview, was born on February 1, 1922, in Springfield, Ohio to the late John and Ruth Kellis, and passed Monday, July 29, 2013. Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Robert "Slim" Staley; daughter, Debby Paitsel; and two sisters.
Betty is survived by her son, Mike and wife, Ann, their sons, Kevin and Greg; son-in-law, Bob Paitsel; and children, Chris, Doug, Shannon; three great- grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was a tremendous lover of cats and dogs, which she instilled in her family. She was involved in the PTA, a member of several garden clubs in Roanoke/Bedford County, and Home Demonstration Clubs.
There will be no visitation. Friends and family may visit Mike at his residence, 115 Tampa Drive, Roanoke (540) 682-2736. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, in Abbey Chapel at Sherwood Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ray Allen officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses.