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Betty J. Hollis

Feb 19, 2021

Betty Jean Hollis, 93, of Gerrardstown passed away on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 at Canterbury Center in Shepherdstown.

Born Oct. 2, 1927 in Berkeley County, WV, she was the daughter of William Fansler and Bessie Braithwaite Fansler who passed when she was ten years old. She was then taken in and raised by John and Mary Kensel of Nipe Town.

Betty retired from the United States Postal Service in Gerrardstown as an assistant Postmaster. She loved spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by one son, Parron Hollis and wife, Dianna; one daughter, Connie Parsons and husband, Darrell; three grandchildren, Scott Parsons, Erika Parson, and Jennifer Lipscomb, and husband, Ryan. Betty was known as GG to her great granddaughters, Riley, and Fallon; and nieces, and nephews who were special to her.

In addition to her parents, and foster parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Hollis; brother, Donald Fansler, two half brothers, William, and Rusty Walker; and grandson, Anthony Cogle.

The Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood was open for family to receive friends only from the hours of 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. Visitors will be required to wear face masks, practice social distancing, and follow directives.

Funeral service was 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at the chapel with Pastor David Palmer officiating. Interment will be in Gerrardstown Presbyterian Cemetery.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the management and staff at Canterbury Shepherdstown for their care and friendships shown to our mother and family.

Online condolences may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeswv.com.