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Bettie Lynch Hedgepeth

Funeral services for Bettie Lynch Hedgepeth, age 68, who died on Sunday, August 16, 2015, will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the Pine Chapel Baptist Church in Hollister.

She is survived by: two sons, Ryan Keith Hedgepeth (Kelly) of Bowie, MD, Derrick D. Hedgepeth (Magnolia) of Santa Ana, CA; two grandchildren, Derrick "D. J." Hedgepeth, Jr. four sisters, Linda McCurn (Herschal) of Raleigh, NC, Phyllis Davis (Darvin) of Glenn Dale, MD, Dorothy Whitaker of Merriam, KS, Verlene Preston (Brady) of Fayetteville, NC; three brothers, Calvin R. Lynch (Cleo) of Brinkleyville, NC, Timothy Lynch (Yvette) of Fayetteville, NC, Ronald D. Lynch of Raleigh, NC; one step-sister, Vicki Davis, (Ronald); one step-brother, Jessomy Evans (Ashley); and a step-mother, Gloria Evans, all of Hollister, NC.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. at Richardson Funeral Home in Nashville.

In lieu of flowers or financial support, if inclined the family request that donations be made in Bettie's name to the following charities near to her heart.

Bettie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001. The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is dedicated to achieving a future without breast cancer. To make a donation in her memory, please visit www.dslrf.org and have the acknowledgement of your gift sent to Ryan & Derrick Hedgepeth at 3501 Sunflower Place, Bowie, MD 20721.

Bettie was also passionate about helping hungry children around the world and gave as she was able to provide a better future for those in need. To make a donation in her memory, please visit www.unicefusa.org/donate/unicef-tribute-cards and have an paper card sent to Ryan & Derrick Hedgepeth at 3501 Sunflower Place, Bowie, MD 20721.

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