October 31, 2019

Betty Jo Hibbitts, age 68, of Wise, Virginia passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her family.

Betty, known to many as “Betty Jo” was born in Clintwood, the daughter of Gerald D. Sr. and Reatha Mullins Hibbitts.

Betty graduated from Deland High School in Florida in 1969. Following high school, she worked as a bookkeeper in Daytona Beach, Florida. Upon returning to Clintwood, she worked at the Dickenson County Courthouse in several departments including the Clerk and Treasurer Offices. Later she worked for the Dickenson County Chamber of Commerce. Before her illness, she especially enjoyed working for the Dickenson County Health Department. She was a loving mother and grandmother and was of the Christian faith.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald D. Sr. and Reatha Hibbitts; grandparents, Rufus D. and Violet Mullins Hibbitts and Hibbert and Elizabeth Kilgore Mullins.

Survivors include two loving sons, Tommy Allen Boyd and Jeffrey Lyle Boyd of Wise; one loving daughter, Vickie Ann Hall and husband Johnny of Wise; her loving, very special granddaughter, April Ann Hall of Wise; two brothers, Gerald D. Hibbitts Jr. and Carl Hibbitts and wife Candi all of Clintwood; two sisters, Janice Fay Hibbitts of Kingsport, TN and Judy Ann Perrigan of Wise; three nephews, Chris Greear, Matt Greear and wife Amanda, Robert Perrigan and wife Jennifer; one niece, Laura Lyall and husband Eric; seven great nephews, Anthony, Dallas, Logan, Caden, Alex, Seth and Evan; a host of cousins and friends.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31 in the Clintwood Funeral Home chapel with Manie Strouth officiating. Burial followed at Temple Hill Memorial Gardens in Castlewood. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Visitation was held Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the funeral home, beginning at 6 p.m. with a service at 7 p.m
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Clintwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.