Betty Jean Via

20 abril , 193825 septiembre , 2022
 Obituario de Betty Jean Via
Betty Jean Via, 84, of Waynesboro, passed away on Sunday September 25, 2022 at her residence. Mrs. Via was born on April 20, 1938 in Augusta County and was a daughter of the late Charles Edward Drumheller and Elizabeth Purvis Grose and step parents, Earnest Camm Purvis and wife Helen, and Nora Drumheller. She worked for the Family Dollar Store in Grottoes, Piggly Wiggly in Waynesboro, and Village Market in Crimora. Mrs. Via enjoyed fishing, line dancing, and spending time with her family and friends. Betty was a member of the Shenandoah Heights Baptist Church, Boots and Boogie Line Dance Class, and the Waynesboro Moose Lodge. She is survived by her husband Granville H. Via. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Via is survived by her sons, Robert S. “Bob” Colvin Jr. and wife Betty of Crimora, Douglas K. “Doug” Colvin of Crimora, Gary E. Colvin and wife Rita of New Hope; daughters, Donna Colvin Robinson and husband Curtis of Elkton, Kim Colvin Lowry and partner Terry Gentile of Waynesboro; step daughters, Karen Dameron, Debbie Rinker, Kimberly Wright, Julie Garman, Melissa King; sister, Sandy Perdue of Verona; Brother, Jack Purvis and wife Vicki of Waynesboro; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters in law, Dee Purvis and Faye Via. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Clarence “Bud” Purvis; and a brother in law, John Perdue. The funeral service will be held on Thursday September 29, 2022 at 1 PM at the Waynesboro Free Methodist Church with Pastor Ethan Colvin officiating. Burial will follow at Augusta Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 until 8 at Waynesboro Free Methodist Church. The family would like to extend a sincere THANK YOU to all of her caregivers, and for the compassionate love and care of Melanie Ryder, Teresa Harlow and Cindy Broussard Those wishing may share a memory or an online condolence by visiting In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to UVA Health Foundation, C/O Children’s Oncology, P.O. Box 800773, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0773; or to the Augusta Health Foundation, C/O Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, VA 22939. Arrangements entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

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  • Charles Edward Drumheller Father (deceased)
  • Elizabeth Purvis Grose Mother (deceased)
  • Earnest and Helen Purvis Step-Parents (deceased)
  • Nora Drumheller Step-Mother (deceased)
  • Ernest "Bud" Purvis Brother (deceased)
  • John Perdue Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Granville H. Via Spouse
  • Robert S. "Bob" Colvin (Betty) Son
  • Douglas K. "Doug" Colvin Son
  • Gary E. Colvin (Rita) Son
  • Donna Colvin Robinson (Curtis) Daughter
  • Kim Colvin Lowry (Terry Gentile) Daughter
  • Karen Dameron Step-Daughter
  • Debbie Rinker Step-Daughter
  • Kimberly Wright Step-Daughter
  • Julie Garman Step-Daughter
  • Melissa King Step-Daughter
  • Sandy Perdue Sister
  • Jack Purvis (Vicki) Brother
  • Dee Purvis Sister-in-law
  • Faye Via Sister-in-law
  • Numerous Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren

  • Josh Colvin Active Pallbearer
  • Adam Colvin Active Pallbearer
  • Dink Lowry Active Pallbearer
  • Ben Lowry Active Pallbearer
  • Zane Colvin Active Pallbearer
  • C.J. Shank Active Pallbearer

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