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Bettie Anderson Wyatt / November 15, 2012
Bettie Anderson Wyatt, 74, of Vernon Hill, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at her residence after a decline in health.

She was born on Oct. 1, 1938, in Halifax County, a daughter of the late Joseph McDannald Anderson Sr. and Frances Perkins Anderson. She worked at Craddock Terry Shoe Manufacturing Company from the age of 18 until they closed. Later she worked for Abercrombie Oil Company in Danville and Brookneal. Betty was an active member of County Line Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a son, Eugene Sylvester Wyatt Jr., a sister Doris Anderson Carter; a brother Joseph McDannald Anderson, Jr. and a great-niece Blair Marsh.

She is survived by two nieces, Bonnie A. Hager and husband, Tim of Salem and Barbara A. Marsh and husband, Frankie of Blairs; a great-niece, Lindsy Marsh; three great-nephews, Joseph Marsh, Britton Hager and Michael Hager.

Graveside services will be Thursday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. at Highland Burial Park. The family will be at the residence at Vernon Hill.

Townes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at Sign the guestbook at

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