<strong><img class="wp-image-61914 alignleft" src="https:\/\/mountainmessenger.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2021\/05\/obit-Betty-Holliday.jpg" alt="" width="329" height="474" \/>Alderson<\/strong>-Betty Jane Runyon Holliday, 78, peacefully passed away Monday, Apr. 12, 2021, at her home in Alderson with her children by her side. God took her to her heavenly home to her beloved husband.\r\n\r\nBorn Sept. 13, 1942, in Lester, WV, she was the daughter of the late William and Allie Carr Runyon.\r\n\r\nIn addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Charles William \u201cBill\u201d Holliday; five brothers, Earl Runyon and wife Edith, Jack Runyon, John Runyon, Curtis Runyon, and James Arthur Runyon; three sisters, June Phillips and husband, Harlan, Bonnie Runyon, and Charlotte Runyon; brother-in-law, Charles Yates, and sister-in-law, Joan Fleshman and husband, Jim.\r\n\r\nMrs. Holliday was a secretary, having retired from the Greenbrier County School System after 30 plus years of service, where she immensely enjoyed the students, faculty, and staff.\u00a0 She was a member of the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church in Alderson and a member of the Alderson Chapter No. 119 Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Holliday enjoyed indoor and outdoor gardening, watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, reading the newspaper, and loved to spend time at the beach. She was a proud Aldersonian.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include her daughter, Tammy Lynn Holliday of Alderson; her son, Charles \u201cCharlie\u201d Holliday, Jr. and his wife Angela of Alderson; her brother, Damon Runyon and wife Ruby of Gauley Bridge; two sisters, Mozelle Yates of Oklahoma City, OK, and Mary Wolf and husband Tim Dayton of Chesapeake, VA; sister-in-law, Glenna Runyon of Hot Springs, VA; brother-in-law, John Robert \u201cBob\u201d Holliday and wife Carolyn of Alderson; and many nieces and nephews and their families.\r\n\r\nFuneral services will be Friday, Apr. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church in Alderson, with Pastor Derek Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Phillips Family Cemetery on Muddy Creek Mountain, Alderson. Friends may call Thursday, Apr. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church in Alderson, and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.\r\n\r\nDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, CDC guidelines will be observed, with mask and social distancing encouraged.\r\n\r\nServing as pallbearers will be Scott Ballard, Steve Keadle, John Fleshman, Fred Holland, Greg Holliday, Scott Pinnell, Chad McCallister, and Matthew Fleshman. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Bob Holliday, Dean Butler, Toby Fleshman and Robert LaRue.\r\n\r\nThe family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Marilyn Glaser, Amy Judy, and the wonderful staff at Home Care Plus who attended her so faithfully.\r\n\r\nFor those wishing to show an expression of sympathy, contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Holliday to the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church, P.O. Box 456, Alderson, WV 24910.\r\n\r\nOnline condolences and memories may be shared with the Holliday family at www.lobbanfh.com.\r\n\r\nArrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson, WV.