Bette A. (Weaver) Metzler, 92, of Martinsburg, passed away on May 20, 2019 at Homewood, where she was a resident. Bette was born on July 30, 1926 in Saxton, daughter of the late Murl and Edith Pearl (Brickley) Weaver. In January of 1944 she married L.C. (Red) Metzler, he preceded her in death in November of 1993. Bette was a former member of the Martinsburg Memorial Church. She was a Sunday School Teacher and Youth Leader. While residing in Venice, FL, Bette was a member of Auburn Rd. Presbyterian Church. She loved music and sang professionally in the 1930’s and 1940’s with her sisters Hope and Lois; “The Weaver Sisters”. Bette was an accomplished artist, having numerous commissioned art works. She loved to entertain family and friends at her home, she was quite the consummate hostess. Bette was preceded in death by her husband L.C. Metzler as well as siblings Earl, Paul, Luetta, Dorothy, Hope, Lois, and Gerald. Surviving as sons Rodney and Don Metzler of Martinsburg; daughter Valerie Metzler of Altoona; brother Richard Weaver (Carol) of Michigan; grandchildren Troy and Marshall Metzler, Andy Metzler, Amy Miller and Ezra, Issac, and Christian Minter; and great-grandchildren L. Caulen, Jenna, Noah, and Madeline Metzler, Shelby and Sydney Metzler, and Reese and Quinn Miller. Bette was a cancer survivor of 40 years. Friends will be received on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 9:00-11:00AM. At 11:00AM a Funeral Service will take place with Pastor Jerry McCuller officiating. All of the above will be held in the Homewood at Martinsburg Chapel. Interment will be in Kauffman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions in Bette’s name can be made to the Kauffman Cemetery (First National Bank, Martinsburg). Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home, LLC (weaversfh.com); Woodbury.
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