Betty Lou Castle of Fort Gay

Betty Lou Castle, 79, of Fort Gay, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, KY. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV, by Elders Ivory Williamson and Charles Lucas, Jr.. Burial will follow at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne. She was born May 3, 1931 at Huddy, KY, a daughter of the late Roary and Lucy Wheeler Varney. She was the former co-owner of Varney Hardware and was a member of the Salem United Baptist Church at Wayne. Her husband, James Calvin Castle and a sister, Helen Varney Riggs also preceded her in death. Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Jo Smith and husband, Eddie of Philadelphia, PA; a son, James Edward Castle and wife, Naomi of Fort Gay, WV; a brother, David L. Varney and wife, Betty Sue of Kenova, WV; a brother-in-law, Brady Riggs of Genoa, WV; five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Morris Funeral Home.