Betty Jean Wolfrey, 84, of Stafford County, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2012 at her home.
Mrs. Wolfrey was a member of Falmouth Baptist Church, proudly baptized at the age of 70. She was born August 17, 1928 in Somerset, PA. After her marriage, she moved to Oklahoma for a short time. Later she lived in Spotsylvania, and then helped her husband build their final home in Stafford. Mrs. Wolfrey lived happily at her home in Falmouth and enjoyed gardening, canning, and providing home cooked meals for her family and friends. Everyone loved her fried chicken and homemade potato salad. Mrs. Wolfrey was an active den mother, helped with the boy scouts and was Jaycee “mom of the year.” She was actively involved in the Soap Box Derby for a number of years watching her children and grandchildren race. Mrs. Wolfrey loved collecting. Her collections include over 5,000 coffee mugs, stuffed animals, snow globes, baseball caps, bells, miniature pitchers and roosters.
Survivors include her son David Kelly Woolfrey Jr. and wife Carol; daughters Bridget Jean Wilkins and husband Kevin and Belinda Ann Boggs and husband Chris; sister Patty L. Rumsey; grandchildren Matthew and Chris Durney, Madeline Bonilla, Victoria Bowman, David K. Woolfrey III and Sarah K. Boggs; nine great-grandchildren; three nieces; and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Kelly Wolfrey Sr.; her parents; one brother; two sisters; and one great-grandchild Kelly Mack Bowman.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, September 14 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 15 at Falmouth Baptist Church. Interment will follow at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.