Betty Jo (Ellis) Peak, 91, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022, in Huntington, WV.
She was born on July 29, 1930 in Huntington, WV, the daughter of the late Grace S. Ellis of Gilbert, WV. She lived a majority of her life in Gilbert and was a recent resident of The Village at Riverview in Barboursville, WV.
She was a graduate of Gilbert High School and Marshall University, with her degree in education, where she taught at Man High School. She was a lifelong member of Gilbert Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. Betty Jo was very active at the Gilbert Community Center, where she participated and instructed exercise classes.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles H. Peak, Jr.
She leaves behind her family of one son, Chandos (Judy) Peak of Barboursville, WV; two grandsons, Charles (Kayla) Peak of Barboursville, WV and Christopher (Tiffany) Peak of Hurricane, WV; six great grandchildren, Makenzi, Calleigh, Landree, Kyson, Brody and Jaxon; special cousins and their families, Joyce (Winston) Perry of Lavalette, WV, Kim (Connie) Ellis of Gilbert, WV, and Wayne (Donna) Ellis of Gilbert, WV; as well as very special friends Teresa and her son Leslie Lester of Isaban, WV, along with a host of church friends from the community of Gilbert.
The family would like to recognize the staff and management of The Village at Riverview for the loving care Betty Jo received over the last few years, and a special thanks to respiratory therapist, Mark Cantrell, and the staff of Cabell Huntington Hospital.
Friends may gather with the family at Gilbert Presbyterian Church on Thursday, May 12, 2022 from 5:30-7pm. Funeral services will be held at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington, WV at 1:30 pm on Friday, May 13, 2022.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of remembrance may be made to The Village at Riverview, 1356 Riverview Drive, Barboursville, WV 25504; or Gilbert Presbyterian Church, PO Box 496, Gilbert, WV 25621.
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