Betty L. Sammons

Betty L. Sammons


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November 5, 2016

Date of Service: November 11, 2016

Interment Location: Garden of Gethsemane


Betty Latham Sammons, 87, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 in the Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.  A native of Youngstown, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Merrill Floyd and Bertha Slusser Latham.  She had lived in Elizabethton since 1965.  She along with her late husband Doran Sammons operated the Hole-In-the Wall hot dog stand for several years.  She was also a LPN and was a houseparent at East Tennessee Christian Home.  Betty was a member of the West Side Christian Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Doran Sammons, two sisters: Geraldine Latham and Virginia Moore and two-step-sons: Richard & Pete Sammons.

Survivors include her Grandchildren: Beverly Bunting, Teddy Sammons and wife Ellen, Jan Martin & Husband Dave, Connie Andes, Rebecca Estep, Denise Sammons and Debbie Maupin & husband Michael.  Her Daughter-In-Law: Doris Sammons.   Her Great Grandchildren: Michael Bell, Makalla Gibson, and Michelle Odem.  Three Great Great Granddaughters: Kaleecia Bunting, Kaydence Bunting and Kinahla Odem.  Her Nephew: David Sanders & Wife Hazel, Her Nieces: Lynette Sheridan and Dorothy Jane O’Dell.  Many great Nieces & nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 11, 2016 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Greg Key officiating.  Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park.  Active Pallbearers will be: Andrew Odem, Jerome Odem, Teddy Sammons, Dave Martin, Michael Bell and Michael Maupin.  The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to her West Side Christian Church family and the Staff & Nurses of Pine Ridge Care Center.  The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.  Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site

Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Sammons family

Happy Valley Memorial Park