May 25, 1934 - April 28, 2014
Betty French Eddy, age 79 of Damascus, Virginia passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014 at her residence. She was a life long resident of Damascus, Virginia and was the daughter of the late Jack and Blanche French. She was a retired business owner and operator of Town and Country Hardware in Damascus. Betty was a member of the Damascus United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Eddy; one brother, Marshall French; and one nephew, Jackie French. She is survived by three daughters, Judy Price and her husband, Phillip, of Damascus, Virginia, Susan Eddy and her life partner, Ruth Dubin, of Gainesville, Georgia, and Jennifer Blevins and her husband, James, of Damascus, Virginia; one sister, Gail Combs and her husband, Jimmy, of Randleman, North Carolina; four brothers, Kenneth French and his wife, Deb, of Sumpter, South Carolina, Clifford French and his wife, Betty, of Ormand Beach, Florida, Dennis French and his wife, Darlene, of Damascus, Virginia, and Terry French and his wife, Anita, of El Paso, Texas; five grandchildren, Gabe Price and his wife, Kristy, Christopher Price, Ethan Price, Abby Blevins, and Ally Blevins; one great grandson, John Patrick Price; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Damascus United Methodist Church with Pastor Jim Denton and Pastor Greg Alderman officiating. The committal service and interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Damascus, Virginia. Pallbearers will be Gabe Price, Christopher Price, Ethan Price, Larry Eddy, Sonny French, Jamey Eddy, Patrick French, and Gregory Combs. Honorary pallbearers will be Butch Eddy, Tommy Eddy, Jay Stafford, Phillip French, Brian French, Eric French, Mike French, and Leslie Warren Counts. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent to Betty’s niece, Penny F. Garrett, to help with her continued treatments for rare cancer – c/o Jennifer Blevins, P.O. Box 309, Damascus, VA 24236. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Betty’s caregivers and special friends, Mary Adams, Marie Adams, Reba Heath, Judy Cox, Dr. Craven, Dr. Robinette, and Dr. Spiegal. The family will receive friends from 7-9 P.M. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Garrett Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family and a memorial video tribute may be viewed by visiting www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Mrs. Eddy and her family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Avenue, Damascus, VA 24236, ph.#: 276-475-3631.
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