Betty Jean (Cook) Neil

February 20, 1956April 26, 2021

Betty Jean (Cook) Neil, 65, of Waynesboro passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at her home.

Born February 20, 1956 in Rockingham County, she was the daughter of the late Garnett Elmer Cook and Georgia (Malone) Cook Taylor. On November 22, 2014 she married Marshall Swecker Neil. The two shared a blessed marriage of six years.

Prior to her illness, Betty was employed by Accordius of Waynesboro where she worked for 24 years. She attended Celebration Church of God, Waynesboro. Betty greatly enjoyed attending car and truck shows with her husband. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two infant sisters and one infant brother.

Survivors include her husband, Marshall Neil; two daughters, Wanda Jean Fiztgerald and Lisa Marie Shiflett and husband, Lyle Fitzgerald all of Waynesboro; sister, Joan Schweigert of Linville, VA; two brothers, Garnett “Danny” Cook and Mark Douglas Cook both of Briery Branch, VA; grandchildren, Brittany Hevener, Justin Hevener, and Dustin Fitzgerald and wife, Kimberly; great-grandchildren, Dangelo Clark and Stormy Richmond; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 3, 2021 at Celebration Church of God, 542 N. Delphine Ave., Waynesboro with Pastor Wayne Chant officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes of Waynesboro.

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