Betty Lorine Barry Rakes of Kenova

God’s faithful servant, Betty Lorine Barry Rakes of Kenova, WV, age 74, wife of Ted Rakes, went to be with her Savior November 12, 2011. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Betty was a member of Kenova United Methodist Church. Betty is preceded in death by parents Alden and Felma Barry of Sidney, Ohio, two brothers, Charles and David Barry, and one sister, Patty Cox. She was born August 25th, 1937, in Gallia County, Ohio. Betty is survived by children, Debbie Rakes Methax of Kenova, WV, Jeff (Stacie) Rakes of Proctorville, OH, Scott (Tonya) Rakes of Corinth, TX: four grandchildren, Jimmy (Lisa) Methax, Jamey Methax, Zachery Rakes, Isaac Rakes: three great grandchildren, Bailey Swanson, Mackenzie Methax, Joshua Methax; several nieces and nephews and many cherished friends. Betty was a member of the Marcum Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, Ceredo, WV. Visitation was held at Kenova United Methodist Church Monday, November 14th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Services were held at Kenova United Methodist Church Tuesday, November 15th beginning at 2:00pm with pastor Jim Richards officiating. Burial followed in Dock’s Creek Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted and appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the Kenova United Methodist Building Fund at 503 15th St. Kenova, WV 25530. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. To offer condolences to the family, please visit