Betty Heltzel

Obituary of Betty Jean Heltzel

Betty Jean Heltzel, 96, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born in Hutchinson on October 17, 1923, a daughter of the late Virgil Glen and Edith Irene Bradley Heltzel. Betty grew up in Worthington and was a 1941 graduate of Monongah High School. She retired from Mon Power as a comptometer operator with over 40 years of service. Following her retirement, she began volunteering at Fairmont General Hospital. Betty was an active member of Central Christian Church in Fairmont where she held many positions. Betty was the last remaining member of her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Hay; brother-in-law, Harry “Buck” Hay; and nephew, David Hay. Memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to Central Christian Church, 1640 Big Tree Drive, Fairmont, WV 26554. Thank you to the staff at Genesis Fairmont Campus Pierpont Center, United Hospital Center, and caregiver, Beth Watkins, for their loving and care support. The family has entrusted care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont, WV 26554. Our dear friend deserves a beautiful tribute. However, we appreciate in the unknown time with the COVID-19 pandemic that attending a visitation may not be in your best interest. Please be with us in prayer. A private committal service will be held at Shinnston Memorial Cemetery in Shinnston. Online condolences may be extended at
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