Betty Ann Christy Obituary

   Written by on September 7, 2017 at 10:54 am

Betty Ann Christy, age 76 of Meherrin, Va., passed away on August 30, 2017. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa. to the late Elwood F. and Laura Kennedy Gentzsch on February 26, 1941.

She was married to John Albert Christy and moved to Virginia to get out of the city hustle and bustle.

She was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and was their secretary. She loved to cook for her family and church family and for everything to be tidy and neat. She loved being a homemaker and doing things for her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Anthony Joseph Nicholas from Rice, Va., Debra Christy Pietrafesa from NJ, Lori Romana from Philadelphia, Pa., Julie Diaz (Carl Watson) of Meherrin, Va., Tammy Cassada of Roanoke, Va.; grandchildren, Briana Harris, Courtney Harris, Jordan  Harris and seven other grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Lorraine Gentzsch.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Family received friends from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at church.

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.

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