Betty Latham Sammons

Published 4:52 pm Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Betty Latham Sammons, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.
A native of Youngstown, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Merrill Floyd and Bertha Slusser Latham. She had lived in Elizabethton since 1965.
Betty along with her late husband Doran Sammons operated the Hole-In-The Wall hot dog stand for several years. She was also a LPN and was a houseparent at East Tennessee Christian Home. Betty was a member of West Side Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Doran Sammons; two sisters, Geraldine Latham and Virginia Moore; and two step-sons, Richard and Pete Sammons.
Survivors include her grandchildren, Beverly Bunting, Teddy Sammons and wife Ellen, Jan Martin and husband Dave, Connie Andes, Rebecca Estep, Denise Sammons and Debbie Maupin and husband Michael; her daughter-in-law, Doris Sammons; her great-grandchildren, Michael Bell, Makalla Gibson and Michelle Odem; three great-great-granddaughters, Kaleecia Bunting, Kaydence Bunting and Kinahla Odem; her nephew, David Sanders and wife Hazel; her nieces, Lynette Sheridan and Dorothy Jane O’Dell; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services for Betty Latham Sammons will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 11, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Greg Key officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Andrew Odem, Jerome Odem, Teddy Sammons, Dave Martin, Michael Bell and Michael Maupin. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to her West Side Christian Church family and the staff and nurses of Pine Ridge Care Center. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website:
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Sammons family.

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