Betty Barker Dyer 92, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Rockingham County and the daughter of the late Byrd Matlock and Mary Lee Garrison Barker, and was the loving and devoted wife of over 73 years to Robert William Dyer who survives.
Betty was a longtime member of The Lamb’s Chapel, Haw River. She worked tirelessly alongside her husband in numerous businesses for many years. Her greatest joys were loving Robert, the three children God gave her, her grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Her kindness and gentle wisdom will be cherished and missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresa Lynn Dyer of Burlington and Lori Dyer and husband, John Heise of Haw River; son, Robert Alan Dyer and wife, Theresa of Mebane; grandchildren, Susan (Greg) Mullis, Stephanie (Brian) Allen, April Dyer, Jason (Austi) Cates, Kevin Maness and Robert Durham; great grandchildren; Nathan, Caison, Emmeline and Daxton. She was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter, Angela Cates and a brother, Garland Barker.
A service to celebrate her life will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm at The Lamb’s Chapel Haw River Campus by Pastor Brian Biggers. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 pm prior to the service at the church.
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to Dr. Katie Smith, Dr. Julie Barr and Marlene Joy Paynter for going above and beyond in taking such good care of her during her last months.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Living Free Ministries.
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