Betty Hamlet

Obituary of Betty Ayers Hamlet

Betty Ayers Hamlet, 91, of Lynchburg passed away peacefully on December 26, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband Russell D. Hamlet, her parents Ann and Alonzo Ayers, her brother Ray Ayers, her sister Jo Ann Metts and her nieces Dale and Deborah Metts. 

Born in Minden, West Virginia, Betty was a life-long Lynchburg resident.  She retired from Limitorque Corporation (VA Gear) payroll department after 35 years.  Betty and Russell enjoyed traveling, gardening and spending time with friends and family, especially their grandchildren. 

Left to cherish her memory are her son Garry Faulconer (Gayna), her daughter Brenda F. Prelewicz (Stephen), grandchildren Sherry Ramsey, Windy Faulconer, Adrienne P. Shaub (Patrick), Michael Prelewicz, Darcie Covington, great-grandchildren Oliver and Adelaide Shaub, brother-in-law Harry Metts, niece Donna Metts and nephew Darryl Metts. 

The family would like to thank her friends and neighbors for their companionship over the last twenty-years that allowed her to travel and remain in her home until her recent illness.  Thank you to the staffs of Heritage Green Assisted Living and Gentle Shepherd Hospice for their care and help maintaining our contact with Mom from a safe distance.  

A private graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M.on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Virginia Memorial Park officiated by Rev Dr Nancy Dawson, Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church.  In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to an organization of your choice. 

Diuguid Funeral Service & Crematory, Wiggington Road Chapel, 385-8900, is serving the family. To send condolences please visit 


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Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Virginia Memorial Park
11490 Forest Rd.
Forest, Virginia, United States