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Betty Ann Gunn

Betty Ann Umphlett Gunn, 79, of Suffolk, passed away on Friday, February 11, 2022. She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of Charlie Edward Umphlett and Elizabeth Jenkins Umphlett and the widow of W.L “Pete Gunn”.

Betty was a licensed beautician and a member of the Suffolk Moose Lodge.  

Survivors include her son, Richard Whitmore and two granddaughters, Emily Whitmore and Katelyn Whitmore; four brothers, Charlie Umphlett, Henry Umphlett, Robert Umphlett and George Umphlett and a sister, Sarah Umphlett Howard.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11a.m. Wednesday, February 16, 2022 in the Cypress Chapel Christian Church Cemetery with Pastor Stephen Kennedy officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Suffolk Humane Society, 412 Kings Fork Rd, Suffolk, VA 23434. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Downtown Chapel is serving the family. Condolences may be offered at RWBakerFH.com.

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Betty was a good friend to my brother Dennis and our family. She helped us in taking care of him when he was sick. Dennis thought the world of her. Sincerest heartfelt sympathies to Ricky and all the family. I know she is missed.

Renee Eure Harrell Aug 12 2022 2:52 PM

On behalf of all Moose, please accept our heartfelt condolences. We stand with you in your grief and sorrow.

Scott Shields - Chaplain, Moose Lodge 141 Feb 19 2022 12:14 PM