Betty Beckner Barnett, 78,, of Pembroke, Va., went to be with her Lord on Friday, December 3, 2010 with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Franklin Barnett ; and a granddaughter, Holly Arthur, Her mother and father, James Lee and Minnie Buford Beckner, Sister, Mary McCroskey, and brother Verlie Beckner. Surviving sister , Clare McCroskey, and brother James Beckner, both of Pearisburg, VA. She is also survived by her daughters, Drema Handy, Dublin, Luther and Charlene Reed, Pembroke, Va, Linda & Ray Whittaker, Halifax, PA and Becky Arthur of Blacksburg, Va. Grandchildren: James Gillispie, Christiansburg, VA and David Gillispie, Dublin, VA. Shannon Lowery, Pembroke, VA, Ricky Reed, Pembroke, Virginia, Cory Reed, Pembroke, VA. Jeremiah Whittaker, Halifax PA, Caleb Whittaker, Herndon, PA, Zachary Whittaker, Harrisburg, PA and Alysa Whittaker, Halifax, PA. Amy Belcher, Roanoke, Virginia. 13 Great Grandchildren. Several very special friends, Dawes and Connie Blevins, Pembroke, Va. Delbert and Michelle Collins, Pembroke Va, and Patty Midkiff, Pearisburg, Va and her caring Physicians, Dr. Melton and Dr. Walker. Services will be held 2 P. M.. on Sunday, December 5, 2010, in the Kendall Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Kendall officiating. Interment will follow in Mt Lebanon Church Cemetery, Pembroke.. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday Evening at Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.