Betty's Story

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Betty Louise Dirickson, 79, of Beckley, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House. Born September 18, 1937 in S. Charleston, WV, she was the daughter of the late C.W. "Bill" and Vesta Worley.
In addition to her parent she is preceded in death by her soulmate Ernie Dirickson, son in law Mark Webb, brothers in law John, Albert "Jr" and Donald Dirickson, sisters in law Sue Shaffer, Betty Matherly, Ella Clark.
Betty was a jack of all trades and was a proud business owner. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Hurricane, WV and attended First Baptist Church of Eccles, WV. She was a former Girl Scout Leader and Girls Scout camp counselor. She loved genealogy and gardening but was most proud of her service to her church.
Left behind to cherish her memory are her daughters Joyce (Rick) Rollins, Vesta (Joe) Sobczyk and Lisa Webb. Grandchildren Ricky (Alexis) Rollins, John Frye, Julia Marshall, Stacey (Mike) Myers, Peter (CharLee) Pepper, Felicia Sobczyk, Shyloe Sobcyzk, Stone Webb and fiancé Amanda. Great Grandchildren Jannie (Brandon) Aurednik, Jake and McKinley Rollins, Haley and Emily Myers, Melody Prendergast. Great-Great Grandson Bentley Aurednik. Brothers Charles (Bonnie) Worley, James (Barbara) Worley. Brother in Law Gilbert Matherly, Sister in Law Juanita (Jim) Coble, Lucille Dirickson. A host of nieces, nephews and friends including her special friends Cliff and Judy, Nell, and caregiver Tanya, three girls who also held a special place in her heart are Dreama, Penny and April, her godchildren Kelly, Barbie and Scott and last but not least her fur baby Taffy.
The family would like to thank the staff at Bowers Hospice House and her loving nurse Sara.
Friends may visit with the family from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Eccles followed by funeral services at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Gary Hall officiating. On Saturday, July 22, 2017 the family will receive friends from 11:0 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Rt. 60, Hurricane, WV followed by funeral services at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Rob Laukoter and Pastor William Kincaid officiating. Burial will follow in Valley View Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Ricky and Jake Rollins, Mike Myers, Dana Dirickson, Peter and Charlee Pepper, Stone Webb, Brandon Aurednik. Honorary Pallbearer will be Bentley Aurednik.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest that memorial contributions be made to Bowers Hospice House, First Baptist Church of Eccles Youth Program or Presbyterian Church of the Covenant.
Online condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.
Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.
Published on July 19, 2017
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