Obituary for Betty F. Dulaney

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Betty F. Dulaney

July 22, 1935 - May 6, 2016

Betty F. (Holcomb) Dulaney, age 80, passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon, May 6, 2016 at the Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a resident of Franklin.

Betty was born in Big Stone Gap, Virginia on July 22, 1935, to her parents, the late Jim and Martha (Street) Holcomb. She was a 1954 graduate of Dryden High School in Dryden, VA and went on to marry Carson R. Dulaney on July 18, 1955 in Gate City, VA. He lovingly survives after 60 devoted years of marriage.

Betty was a loving mother and homemaker who worked as a Nurses Aid during the 1970’s at the Johnson County Hospital in Franklin. She was a 50 year member of the Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Franklin. Betty will be remembered for the love she shared and the spoiling of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was known for her great cooking and baking, especially her biscuits & gravy. Betty enjoyed going to Wal-Mart, working in her flower and vegetable gardens and mowing.

She is survived by her husband, Carson; grandchildren, Stasha Deem, Amanda, Aaren and Jerad Dulaney; great grandchildren, Karson, Hollie, Amira and Saood; siblings, Thurman and Jim Holcomb, Loretta Hicks, Shelby Little, Helen Roberts, Teresa Greer and Nina Clark.

Betty was preceded in death by her only child, Jerry L. Dulaney, whom she cherished and loved dearly. She was also preceded in death by siblings, Edith Rothon and Ricky Holcomb.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from noon until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Second Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin.

Condolences may be sent to the Dulaney family at

Information: (812) 597-4670

To view her video, you can link directly to the video hosted on our white-labeled site:
Betty’s Tribute Video



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Born: July 22, 1935
Died: May 6, 2016

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Becky Dulaney Lane posted on 1/1/00

To the grandkids, Becky and the most wonderful uncle in the world we are so sorry for your loss. Please tell unk we love him dearly. Please take care of him for me he is very dear to me.


jeffery& glendal &mary bray posted on 1/1/00

betty was great friend and a special person to me and my family she will be missed but never forgotten, prayers to carson and grandkids GOD give them all peace during this tough time heaven got a great angel


Shelby & Jack Little posted on 1/1/00

In loving memory of my sister Betty: Sister are beloved angels whom God sent to be beside us through thick and thin. In Heaven we shall meet again. Sending prayer and love for Carson, Becky and (grandchildren) Stasha, Amanda, Aaren and Jerad and great grandchildren. With Love, Shelby, Jack, Jackie and Mike and Family