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Bettye McCoy Blair

  • Birth 17 Dec 1945 Mississippi, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 2009 Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 41116060

Bettye Blair, 63, of Southfield and formerly of Battle Creek, died March 26, 2009 at Garden City Hospital.
She was born December 17, 1945 to Hubert and Annie Mae (Lyles) McCoy in Mississippi.

She earned an associates degree in social work from Kellogg Community College and later became a registered nurse working in private residences in Battle Creek.
She enjoyed going to the Senior Center in Detroit, shopping, going out to dinner and being with her family.

Surviving are sons James Rimpson of Battle Creek and Charles Rimpson of Wyoming; daughter, Yvonne McCoy of Southfield and a grandson, Deon Nivens of Cloverdale.

She was preceded in death by her parents, step-father Herman Adams; sister, Barbara Jean McCoy and a son, Deon Benton.

Visitation will take place Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery Chapel where services and burial will follow at 11:00 with Minister Andre Harrell of Greater Grace Temple Apostolic Church, Detroit officiating. Memorial may be made to the charity of one's choice.

The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
  • Added: 25 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41116060
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bettye McCoy Blair (17 Dec 1945–26 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41116060, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Jean(C.J.Vought)Green (contributor 47082221) .