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Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home & Memorial Park

2551 North Armistead Ave, Hampton, VA

OBITUARY

Betty L. Yeargin

January 25, 1938November 4, 2019
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Betty L. Yeargin, age 81, of Hampton, Virginia passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019. Betty was born January 25, 1938 to Virginia Frady LingerFelt and Charlie G. LingerFelt Sr.

Betty is survived by her husband of 64 years, Buddy R. Yeargin Sr.; sons, Buddy R. Yeargin, Claud J. Yeargin; daughters, Joni Ratliff, Jackie "Jaxsun" Blackwell and Carolyn "Sis" Morrison; brothers, Frank LingerFelt and Donald LingerFelt; sisters, Peggy L. Johnson, Sandra East and Karen Cromer; grandchildren, Grace Linares, Michael Morrison and John L. Yeargin, and great-grandchildren, Ariana, Joseph and Cecilia Linares and Skylar Cummings.

Betty was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Frady LingerFelt; her father, Charlie G. LingerFelt Sr., Pawnee LingerFelt, as well as brothers, Charlie G. LingerFelt Jr., and Ray LingerFelt.

Betty was a native of Pickens County, S.C. and resident of Hampton, VA for 62 years.

She worked tirelessly in her position as Cook and Chief bottle-washer for four lazy young'uns.

Nanny was a loving wife, mother, grand and great-grandmother and will be missed terribly.

A celebration of life service for Betty will be held Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia.

Friends and loved ones are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share fond memories and words of condolence with the family.

  • FAMILY

  • Virginia Frady LingerFelt, Mother (deceased)
  • Charlie G. LingerFelt Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Pawnee LingerFelt, Mother (deceased)
  • Charlie G. LingerFelt jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Ray LingerFelt, Brother (deceased)
  • Buddy R. Yeargin Sr., Husband
  • Buddy R. Yeargin jr., Son
  • Claud J. Yeargin, Son
  • Joni Ratliff, Daughter
  • Jackie "Jaxsun" Blackwell, Daughter
  • Carolyn Sis Morrison, Daughter
  • Frank LingerFelt, Brother
  • Donald LingerFelt, Brother
  • Peggy L. Johnson, Sister
  • Sandra East, Sister
  • Karen Cromer, Sister
  • Grace Linares, Grandchild
  • Michael Morrison, Grandchild
  • John L. Yeargin, Grandson
  • Skylar Cummings, Great Grandchild
  • Ariana Linares, Great Grandchild
  • Joseph Linares, Great Grandchild
  • Cecilia Linares, Great Grandchild

Services

  • Celebration of Life Service Monday, November 11, 2019

Memories

Betty L. Yeargin

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Joshua Johnson

November 11, 2019

Betty L. Yeargin,
The smile of the most heart-felt, and cheerful souls. The one that touched us all in the warm place of our hearts. With open arms and a place to stay. Jokes and laughs, to secrets and mischief. This beautiful woman knew how to get anyone rolling. I will always remember our secrets and dark jokes set aside. More importantly, I will never forget the love you gave anyone who came around. You still make my heart happy. Just thinking about how much we laughed and joked around. There's just so much to say, but with being so close to me and others. I'm sure we don't have to say anything. You already know how heavy our hearts are with things we want to say. If there's one thing. There is this..For in my life. I will live for the name of the woman that was a big inspiration to be the man I am today. I will always hold you close to me. Especially that laugh. I love you Nanny. Keep those people in line up there.
Until then.

Rebeca Santoyo

November 10, 2019

My dear Nanny, I hold nothing but loving and fun memories of you. You have a special place in my heart and I feel blessed and honored you made me feel as another member of your family, because thats how sweet and kind you always were; You made everyone feel so special. I will miss you so so much nanny, you leave me heartbroken but now heaven is blessed to have you there. Love you always Nanny boo!

Brenda Sumrell

November 9, 2019

Jackie (and all the family): Betty had many great qualities but what I will always remember was her compassion for others and her wit. What you saw was what you got, always true and not fake. Once befriended you were a friend for life. With a heavy heart I send condolences to all the family. May God wrap His arms around you and bring you all comfort as only He can do. May the Lord bless and keep you and make His light shine upon you and bring you Peace. Hopefully, our mamas will run into each other in Heaven. Love to all.

Karen Cromer

November 9, 2019

My sister. What can I say. She was one of the strongest toughest sweetheart of a woman I have ever known. Loved spending my summers with her. But the best memory is her taking time from her home her life her family to come and take care of our mom. She knew we had to work and she was able to do that. And oh what great care and love she gave mom. Betty i will miss you forever. My heart is broken that they will be no more memories to make. But i will cherish all the ones i have. Will carry you in my heart always. Love your baby sister Karen.

Natalie Ghekiere

November 9, 2019

Fly with the Angels Nanny. Thanksgiving will never be the same. I will miss your smiles and your sass. I miss you but know in my heart that your in a better place.

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