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Betty Lane "Sis" Delay Apsey
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1931
Bell City
Stoddard County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 2009
Swartz Creek
Genesee County
Michigan, USA

Betty Lane (Sis) Apsey, age 77, of Swartz Creek, MI passed away Sunday, August 9th, 2009 at her home.

Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes Jennings-Lyons Chapel Owosso, MI on Thursday, August 13th at 2:00 P.M. Rev. John Dennis and Rev. Marshall Delay will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Owosso, MI. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 12:00-2:00 PM at the Funeral Home.

Betty was born in, Greenbrier, Missouri on August 24, 1931, the daughter of Andrew Jackson and Alma Elizabeth (Owens) Delay. Betty resided most of her life in Port Huron, MI. Betty married Charles Jr. Apsey August 14, 1948 in Auburn, Indiana and shared 61 lovely years together.

Her belief in God was a big part of Betty's life. She had a gift of song. Her teaching ministry and reaching out to others was very important to her. Betty established the Pentecostal Church of God in Owosso in the early 1960's. She was the first woman to receive a ministerial certificate in the Pentecostal Church of God. She was a member of Glad Tidings of Flint, MI.

She is survived by her husband Charles Jr. Apsey of Swartz Creek, MI; son Charles Lee and Raeann Apsey of Holt, MI; daughter Nancy Jo Kouchekey of Palo Alto, CA; daughter Heidi Annette Apsey of Scottsdale, AZ; son Curtis Anthony Apsey of Port Huron, MI; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Betty was one of 14 children with 3 sisters and 3 brothers surviving.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved daughter Linda Sue King and granddaughter Carrie Lynn Apsey Gonyon.

Memorials in Betty's memory may be made to Glad Tidings, Flint.
Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes Jennings-Lyons Chapel, Owosso , Michigan.
Family links: 
  Andrew Jackson Delay (1898 - 1983)
  Alma Elizabeth Owens Delay (1901 - 1989)
  Charles Junior Apsey (1926 - 2015)*
  Linda Sue King (1952 - 2002)*
  John Lindell Delay (1918 - 2008)*
  Louie William DeLay (1920 - 1978)*
  Bryce Andrew Delay (1922 - 1985)*
  Burrette Owens Delay (1923 - 1992)*
  George Ray DeLay (1925 - 1929)*
  Betty Lane "Sis" Delay Apsey (1931 - 2009)
  Reka Jane DeLay Hall (1935 - ____)*
  Mina Dean DeLay Matthews (1936 - 2006)*
  Shirley Jone Delay Sutton (1938 - 2005)*
  Forrest Donnell Delay (1941 - 2012)*
  Harold Wayne Delay (1944 - 2016)*
  Rosemary Delay Whitener (1945 - 2012)*
  Rosemary Delay Whitener (1945 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Shiawassee County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Aug 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40728869
Betty Lane Sis <i>Delay</i> Apsey
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Betty Lane Sis <i>Delay</i> Apsey
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