Betty Denise Simmons, 52 of Waynesboro and formerly Monterey, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021 at her home.
She was born in Bath County on March 20, 1969, a daughter of the late Clement Marvin “Poss” and Dorothy Lee (Coffelt) Simmons. Betty was raised in Mustoe and was a graduate of Highland High School, Class of 1990.
Known to be a caring person by nature, Betty always placed other’s feelings and needs above her own. She enjoyed time spent getting her nails done, decorating homes and taking care of her dogs. Above all, she will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her twin children, Steffanie Jean Mitchell and boyfriend, Sean Snyder of Staunton and Stephen Eugene Mitchell of Monterey; three granddaughters, Grace LeeAnn Mitchell, Rose Jane Mitchell and Sky Lee Mitchell; sister, Delana May Kelly and husband, Charles “Chuck” of Tappahannock; brother, Bobby G. Simmons of Roanoke; life-long friend and father of her children, Gary E. Mitchell of Monterey; two nieces, Jessica DeAscentis and Sarah Kelly; her companion, Shane Mason of Waynesboro; as well as her beloved dogs, Addie and Diesel.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Friday, July 23, 2021 in Green Hill Cemetery Churchville with pastor Bobbie Jo Gardner officiating.
Family and close friends will serve as pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Betty Simmons Burial Assistance Fund, c/o Blue Grass Valley Bank, PO Box 516, Monterey, Va. 24465.
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Betty Simmons Burial Assistance Fund, c/o Blue Grass Valley Bank
PO Box 516, Monterey VA 24465