Born in Grundy, VA, on March 11, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Richard Dolphus and Ida Mae (Owens) Blankenship. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Fields, Jr. who passed on May 6, 2016.
Betty enjoyed bingo, visiting casinos, traveling to FL and eating at diners. Most of all she loved her grandchildren and time spent with her family.
She is survived by her children: Cathy Haley (Patrick) of Rising Sun, MD, Michael Fields (Robin) of Elkton, MD, Jeffrey Fields (Deborah) of Charlestown, MD and Debra Dacey (James) of North East, MD; 7 grandchildren: James Dacey, Kristin Dacey, Daniel Smith, Ashley Fields, Jamie Fields, Keith Smith, Michael Fields; 6 great grandchildren: Tori, Jaren, Cole, Kyleigh, Lilly, Caroline; and 3 siblings: Ruth Jeanette Belcher, Paul Blankenship and Susie Coleman.