Mounts, Betty Mae

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Betty Mae Mounts, 82, of Glade Road, Blacksburg, Va., departed this life on Monday morning, July 27, 2015, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va.

Born in Roanoke on September 12, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Fred Allen and Amelia Perin Hartman Bandy. Although she had no children of her own she was “Mama Betty” to her large family who loved her very much.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, James Tyler Mounts; and two brothers, Eugene Allen Bandy and Wilbur James Bandy. She leaves to cherish her memory her nieces and nephews, Phyllis and Wayne Surface, Linda and Alfrord Harrell, Ronnie Bandy, Billy and Dee Bandy, Betty and Damon Loftis, Lois Suter, Gary and Ann Bandy, Jeannie and Mark Fisher, Michael Bandy, George Bandy, Tammy Palmer, Joe and Lynn Bandy; her 40 great-nieces and nephews; her 49 great-great-nieces and nephews; her six great-great-great-nieces and nephews; and her sisters-in-law, Joanna Bryant, Dot Terry and June Bandy (deceased).

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2015, in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in the Campbell Family Cemetery on Welcome Valley Road in Roanoke County. Pastor Jimmie Price will officiate.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening, July 30, 2015, from 6 until 8 p.m.

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