Betty Jean (Underwood) HollingsheadNovember 19, 1943 ~ January 18, 2017 (age 73)
Betty Jean “Miss Betty” Hollingshead, 73, Vinton, Ohio passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. Born November 19, 1943 in Tamcliff, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late A.C. and Merle (Centers) Underwood. Betty attended Man High School and North Gallia High School, from which she graduated in 1961. She retired from Gallia County School System after twenty-seven years working and caring for all children she met. She was a member of many local clubs and booster clubs which helped many families in the community, one of which was the Secret Santa and a local Mother’s Club. Betty was married to Paul E. Hollingshead, Vinton, for fifty-five years who survives.
To this union, two children were born: Sheri Hollingshead, Vinton, Ohio and Paul (Becky) Hollingshead II, Jamestown, Ohio; three grandchildren: Stephanie Hollingshead and Justin Paul Hollingshead, both of Gladstone, Oregon and Philip Paul Hollingshead, Gallipolis, Ohio. She leaves four great-grandchildren: Bradley, Tatum, Brystal and Derek, all of Gladstone, Oregon; sisters: Jaqueline Greene, Logan, West Virginia and Sharon (Doyle) Saunders, Bidwell, Ohio and brother-in-law, Russell Greene, Christian, West Virginia.
In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Jenny and Charles Riedel and brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Orlena Underwood as well as four special nephews.
Betty loved and cared for her family all of her life as they were the most important people to her. She will be missed by many.
Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 Noon Tuesday, January 24, 2017 in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, 420 First Ave, Gallipolis, Ohio with Pastor Joe Knott officiating. Burial will follow in the Vinton Memorial Park. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Monday 5:00-8:00 PM.
Pallbearers for services will be Doyle Saunders, Mike Riedel, James Hollingshead, Jeff Lundy, D. J. Saunders and Rob Farley with Clarence Hesson and Drew Dillon serving as Honorary Pallbearers.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.mccoymoore.com