Betty Lee Hergett, 90, of New Market, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Skyline Terrace Nursing Home, Woodstock. She was a daughter of the late Stanley H. and Virginia Worley Salyards and was born April 24, 1927, in Harrisonburg.
Betty and her late husband, Harry Hergett, owned and operated the former MD’s Restaurant in New Market for many years. Mr. Hergett died June 9, 1979.
She is survived by her companion of many years, Richard Harpine; two daughters, Linda Drenning and Mary Elias; two sisters, Anna Furrow and Brenda Weikle; three grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.
A memorial graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, north of Harrisonburg. Pastor Jeffrey Sonafelt will officiate.
Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Theis Funeral Chapel in New Market