Gary High School 1914-1978

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Betty Jo Head

LECKIE Betty J. Adams Price Head, 54, of Box 126 Leckie, W.Va. passed away peacefully Friday December 11, 2009 at her residence. Betty was born September 24, 1955, the daughter of Claudine Atkinson Adams and Arthur (Jr.) Adams.

 She was a graduate of Gary High School Class of 1973 and a graduate of Little French Beauty School. She worked for many years as a hairdresser in Bluefield, W.Va. for Brenda Pettry and last worked at Ms and His Beauty Salon. She was of the Holiness faith.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Kenny Price; and brothers, James and Steve (Bean) Adams. Survivors include a daughter, Kristy Ann Davis and her husband Chris of Anawalt, W.Va.; son, Larry Head and wife Christy of Anawalt, W.Va.; two sisters, Pat Price and companion Danny Sadler of Leckie and Pam Howerton and husband Tommy of Middlesboro, Ky.; two brothers, Mike Adams and fiance' Tammy and David Adams and fiance' Sandy of Bluefield, W.Va.; her companion for ten years, Roy McGuire; special caregiver, Tammy Hunley; eight grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many wonderful friends.

 Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday December 16, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va. with the Rev. Donnie Farmer officiating . In keeping with her wishes, burial will follow at the Vance Family Cemetery in Panther, W.Va.

 Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 15, 2009 at the Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va. Rodriguez Pocahontas Funeral Home, Pocahontas, Va. is serving the Head family. For more information, or to have the funeral home pass along your condolences, visit