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Betty Stansbury York

February 15, 1932 - November 26, 2022

Betty Stansbery York, 90, of Forest, passed away on November 26, 2022. She was the daughter of the late William Dustin Stansbery and Beulah Hostetter Stansbery. Betty was the wife of the late Frank Alex York Jr. for 67 years.
Betty enjoyed a variety of activities throughout her life including singing in an all-ladies group called the “Sweet Adelines”, singing in a quartet group called “The Caprichordes”, frequent trips to the beach, golfing, and dancing. Her family remembers her as a loving mother, wife, grandmother, and “Gigi.”

In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Susan Ann York, and Pamela Kay York. Betty is survived by two daughters; Laura York, and Sheryl Marston (Jimmy); three grandchildren, Alexandra York, Jessica Curling (Daniel), and Megan Lacy (Michael), five great grandchildren, Brayden, Mason, Emma, Weston, and Kinley; one sister, Doris Padgett; two nieces, Debbie Hines (Linwood), and Susan Brooks (Barry); two nephews, Darryl Padgett (Robin), and Richard Torrence (Jill); and many other loving family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at 1 p.m. at Timberlake United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. An inurnment will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022, at 12 p.m. at Fort Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Timberlake United Methodist Church. Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family.

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Betty and I used to work together at Strother Drug Company many years ago. She was a dear friend of mine at that time. Just would like the family to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Betty was a wonderful friend and lady, and I know that no one can replace her in your lives.

Posted by Sandi Kiger for the family of B on November 29, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Betty and Frank were my second set of parents growing up. Started on Homewood Drive and then on Rainbow Forest Dr. Loved them both so much. Please know that I will continue to keep you in my prayers during this season. I know that my Mom is welcoming her in heaven with open arms. Love Roxanne

Posted by Roxanne Martin-Frey on November 27, 2022

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