Betty C. Kinsey, 80

February 07, 2011
  • Betty C. Kinsey
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SEPT. 30, 1930-FEB. 6, 2011

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Mrs. Betty Catherine (Peterson) Kinsey, 80, of 1378 Milnor Road, Greencastle, Pa., died at 6:52 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at York (Pa.) Hospital. Her death was the result of an automobile accident on Pa. 16 near Shady Grove, Pa.  

Born Sept. 30, 1930, in Ben Bush, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ray William and Catherine Agnes (Myers) Peterson.

Mrs. Kinsey graduated with the 1948 class of North Hagerstown High School.

She and her husband, Alvey L. Kinsey, were married Aug. 21, 1948, in Hagerstown, Md. They moved to their present residence in 1958. Mr. Kinsey died March 19, 2004.  

Mrs. Kinsey was employed as a teacher’s assistant by Franklin Learning Center, Chambersburg, and retired after 25 years of service.

She was a member of Otterbein United Brethren Church, Greencastle, where she participated in their senior group. She was also a member of the Association for Retarded Citizens and the National AARP.

Mrs. Kinsey enjoyed cooking; her church; trips, including going to the ocean; and playing cards.  

She is survived by a daughter, Jenny Kinsey Dunkinson, Hummelstown, Pa.; four sons, Alvey Lee Kinsey IV and his wife, Sandra, of Port Republic, Va., Shawn William Kinsey of Chambersburg, Pa., Clyde David Kinsey and his wife, Shelly, of Reading, Pa., and Scott Daniel Kinsey and his wife, Barb, of Greencastle; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; her brother, Ray Peterson of Greencastle; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her adopted daughter, Missy.  

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at Otterbein United Brethren Church, 146 Leitersburg St., Greencastle, with the Rev. David G. Rawley officiating. Burial will follow in Broadfording Cemetery near Hagerstown.  

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle, and one hour before services Thursday morning at the church.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Seniors, c/o Otterbein United Brethren Church, 146 Leitersburg St., Greencastle, PA 17225.

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