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Betty Lou Wilson Winn / May 26, 2010
Mrs. Betty Lou Wilson Winn, 78, widow of Lewis Smithy Winn, died Thursday, May 20, 2010 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The daughter of Robert Clarence and Edna Hart Wilson, Betty Lou was a graduate of Chase City High School with the Class of 1950. She attended Virginia Intermont College in Bristol. Betty Lou operated a fabric store in Chase City and South Boston and was employed with the Chase City Department Store before moving to North Myrtle Beach 15 years ago. She was a realtor with Century 21 -1⁄2 Thomas Realty in North Myrtle Beach at the time of her death.

A funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home with Reverend Jane Lyon officiating. Interment followed in Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Betty Lou is survived by her daughter, Rita McWhite of Bristol; and sons, Larry Scott Winn and Jeffrey Lewis Winn, both of Skipwith and Tommy Eugene Winn of Virgilina. Ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive. The family received friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Please consider contributions to Trinity United Methodist Cemetery Fund, c/o Victor Moss, 4099 Wilborune Road, Skipwith, VA 23968; American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Gideon’s 1⁄2s International, c/o P.O. Box 934, Clarksville, Va 23927.

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