Betty Lou (Cook) Dellget Kerns

September 28, 1932 - June 22, 2021

09/28/1932 - 06/22/2021

Past Services

Thursday June 24, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Friday June 25, 2021
Valley Brook Memorial Gardens
Moundsville, WV
Friday June 25, 2021
11:00 am
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Moundsville, WV

Betty Lou (Cook) Dellget Kerns, 88, of Moundsville, WV, passed away June 22, 2021 in Mound View Health Care, Moundsville, WV.

Betty was born September 28, 1932 in Lynn Camp, WV, a daughter of the late Jesse M. and Molly M (Colvin) Cook. She was a graduate of Moundsville High School; a retired manager for the former Young’s Cafeteria; and a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Moundsville. She was also a member of the former Cherokee Hills Garden Club; and a 40-year member of the Early Bird Morning Bowling League.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald Dellget; her second husband, Robert Kerns; a granddaughter, Olivia Dunfee; sisters, Gladys Petrelle, Beulah Reilley and Ila Crowe; and brothers, Kenneth and Donald Cook.

Betty is survived by her three children, Debra (Daniel) McManus of St. Louis, MO, Diane (T. Scott) Loy of Moundsville, WV and Donald (Michele) Dellget of Moundsville; five grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 6-8 pm, Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am, Friday, June 25, 2021, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, with Rev. That Son Ngoc Nguyen as celebrant. Interment will follow in Valley Brook Memorial Gardens, Moundsville.

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Beth Mcclellan
1 year ago

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers and hoping that your many memories will bring you comfort in the days ahead.

Daniel Meyers
1 year ago

R I P Betty, Prayers & condolences for your family. Lots of memories for sure

R Michael Baker
1 year ago

Diane, Debbie and families. Sorry I cannot attend the service. Your Mother a true lady; I remember many experiences from growing up and her time managing the Delf Norona Museum Restraunt. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Mike