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ONEONTA - Betty L. Platt, 76, of Oneonta, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at A.O. Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta.
She was born on Sept. 21, 1941, in Salisbury, Maryland, the daughter of Leslie and Mattie (Tharrington) Twigg.
Betty was a waitress at Diana's Restaurant in Oneonta for 17 years. Prior to that, she worked at Woolworth's Snack Bar.
She was a member of the Oneonta Historical Society and Catskill Area Hospice.
She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Betty enjoyed many hobbies including gardening, solving puzzles and doing crosswords, researching history, collecting spoons and going to lawn sales.
She is survived by two daughters, Joann Carr of Oneonta and Yvonne and Marty Wilkens of Maryland; daughter-in-law, Donna and Steve Underhill of Newark, Delaware; five grandchildren, Amy and Jeremy Platt of Newark, Delaware, Natasha Wilkens of Maryland, Corey Carr of Laurens and Ryan Carr of Raleigh North Carolina; five great-grandchildren, Emma Platt of Delaware, Asher and Langston Rose and Harbor and Armory Ambrose; two sisters, Virginia Ford of Delmar, Delaware and Viola and Vaughn Payne of Fruitland, Maryland; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a son, William Platt; grandson, Tyler Carr; brother and sister-in-law, Benjamin and Mabel Twigg; brother-in-law, Merrill Reddish; as well as her parents, Leslie and Mattie (Tharrington) Twigg.
Friends are invited to greet the family from noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta.
A graveside service will immediately follow in Laurens Cemetery, Laurens.
To light a candle or send Betty's family an online condolence please visit www.bookhoutfuneralhome.com.
Funeral arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home of Oneonta.
Published on October 1, 2017
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