Betty Sue Surber Darnell, age 86, of Bristol, Tenn., passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born November 3, 1934 in Saltville, Va., a daughter of the late Charles M. and Gussie Hicks Surber. Betty was a homemaker and worked at FOB Everett.  She volunteered her time at the hospital gift shop. She was a member of Grace Point Church and she taught Sunday School for over 60 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Darnell; and brother, William David Surber.

Survivors include her son, Steve Darnell and wife Debbie; daughter, Donna Tallman and husband Rick; grandchildren, Amanda White and husband Chris, Matthew Tallman and wife Sara Kate, Morgan White and husband Andrew, and Bradley Tallman and wife Kristen; great grandchildren, Claire White, Foster White, Parker White, Noah Tallman, and Leah Tallman; and sister-in-law, Cindy Fowler. 

The funeral service will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Sneed officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:15 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Shelby Hills Cemetery.  Honorary pallbearers include Matthew Tallman, Bradley Tallman, Chris White, Andrew White, and Tom Fowler. The family would like to say a special thanks to her caregiver, Tonia Dameron. To view the service LIVE, please click here.

Online condolences may be registered at  Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.