October 17, 2012
MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Betty Faye Perkins, 77, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 15, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 15, 1935, in Surry County to the late Cameron and America Easter Spencer. Mrs. Perkins retired from Spencer’s Inc. and was a member of Fancy Gap Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Perkins of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and William Sneed and Sherrie and Steve Newman, all of Mount Airy; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth Perkins Jr. and Rhonda Perkins of Mount Airy and Mark and Carol Perkins of Kingsport, Tenn.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Norma Jennings and Shelby and Elmer Gunnell, all of Mount Airy; and a brother and sister-in-law, Bernie and Rachel Spencer of Mount Airy. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Perkins was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Hiatt; and a brother, Bobby Spencer. The funeral service will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Fancy Gap Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dwight Sechrist officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fancy Gap Baptist Church. Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.