Betty (Ratliff) Widener

August 30, 1933 ~ August 30, 2019 (age 86)

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Mrs. Betty Ratliff Widener, age 86, of Monroe, North Carolina, passed away Friday, August 30, 2019 at Woodridge Assisted Living Center in Monroe, NC.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 6:00 PM Sunday, September 1, 2019, at the Davis Funeral Chapel, 1003 East Franklin Street, Monroe, NC 28112, officiated by Reverend Frank Crump.
Interment will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Sunset Memorial Park, 21674 Monroe Road, Damascus, Virginia 24236.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM Sunday, prior to the ceremony at Davis Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. Widener was born on August 30, 1933, in  Washington County, Virginia, a daughter of the late Basil Ratliff and the Mary Carter Ratliff. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Marion Ratliff, Harold Ratliff, Bobby Ratliff and Paul Ratliff; and a sister, Frances Brown. She was married to the late Otis J. Widener.

Betty was a homemaker

Survivors include three daughters, Beth Cox and husband Todd Cox of Matthews, Janice Dayton and husband Sam Dayton of Monroe, Linda Gillespie of Indian Trail; a son, Randy Widener and wife Joyce Widener of Monroe.
There are 14 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Davis Funeral Home of Monroe is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Widener. An on-line guest register book is available at

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September 1, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Davis Funeral Chapel, East Franklin Street, NC

Funeral Service
September 1, 2019

6:00 PM
Davis Funeral Chapel, East Franklin Street, NC

September 3, 2019

1:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Park, Monroe Road, Damascus, Virginia

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