Betty Ann Selin, 91
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Betty Ann Selin, 91, wife of the late Theodore W. Selin of 60 years, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
She was born Feb. 16, 1922 in Cynthiana, Ky., a daughter of the late Robert Harold and Frances VanDeren Poindexter Sr.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her son Theodore ""Teddy"" Selin and her brother Robert Harold Poindexter Jr.
She is survived by her children: Robert P. (Connie) Selin, Lexington, William P. (Debbie) Selin, Cynthiana, Ann Selin (Lyle) Dorsey, Flemingsburg; grandchildren, Jenny Marie (Greg) Dinsmoor, Will (Taffy) Selin, Russell Dorsey, Laura Dorsey, Parker Selin; step grandchildren, Jeremy Ross, Tiffany Ross, Tara (James) Custard; great-grandchildren, Alyssa Dinsmoor, Gavin Dinsmoor, Alexandra Dinsmoor; step great-grandchildren, Kaydon Custard, Keylee Custard, Kingston Custard and Soliel Little; one nephew, Bobby Poindexter, Cynthiana; and her sister-in-law, Jane Poindexter of Cynthiana.
She was a graduate of Cynthiana High School, Stephens College, Columbia, Mo., and the University of Kentucky where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She was a veteran of World War II, a Wave, serving at the St. Albans Naval Hospital, New York in the clinical laboratory, and was also a medical technologist (ASCP).
She was a member of Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, the Cynthiana Country Club, the Kentucky Society of Mayflower Descendants, the Anna Myers McKee Circle, was a Kentucky Colonel and an avid golfer.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 29 at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home officiated by the Rev. Patrick Laney. Burial was in Battle Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cynthiana Presbyterian Church.
Pallbearers were: Will Selin, Russell Dorsey, Lyle Dorsey, Bobby Poindexter, Parker Selin and Tom McKee.
Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street Cynthiana, KY 41031
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Oct. 31, 2013