Betty Shoda Bunton


Mrs. Betty passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 after a short illness with her family by her side.
Betty was born on August 16, 1940 to George Shoda & Mary Mayberry Shoda in Charleston, West Virginia. After receiving her Nursing degree in 1961 from Lynchburg General Hospital in Virginia, she joined the United States Air Force. There she met a dashing pilot and her life took on a new heading. A devoted wife, loving mother, remarkable friend and neighbor, Miss Betty was an outstanding health care professional right up until May of this year. She was a gourmet cook, loved playing Bridge, creating computer stationary with her groups of friends from around the world and meercats.
She was predeceased by her beloved daughter, Shauna Bunton Battey; her loving husband, Robert A. Bunton and her sister, Mona Jewell.
She is survived by her step daughter, Shannon Bunton Gumm of Tucson, Arizona; her aunt, Ruth Elmore of Keswick, Virginia and her uncle, James S. Mayberry Sr. of Athens, West Virginia.
The family would like to thank Heart of Hospice for their excellent support.
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Published on August 10, 2019
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