Betty Stipe James, 73, passed away on Wednesday (May 14, 2014) at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Holding Funeral Home in Big Stone Gap. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Committal services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will meet by 10:50 a.m. on Saturday at the cemetery.