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Betsey Carley

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ROSWELL, GA - Betsey Jane Carley, 82, died Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 at St. George Village in Roswell, GA. Born in Bloomington IL on July 14th, 1930 she married the late William H. Carley on November 23rd, 1950 and lived in a number of locations before retiring in St. Augustine, FL in 1992. Mrs. Carley relocated to Roswell, GA in 2005 after her husband passed away.

Mrs. Carley graduated from University High School in Bloomington and held numerous certifications and awards in the area of real estate appraisal and assessment. She was the town assessor for Poughkeepsie, NY for 10 years before retiring and was honored by the Amelia Earhart Society for her contributions in the enhancement of the role of women in her industry.

Every place they lived Mrs. Carley and her late husband, Bill, were active in their community, the Episcopal Church, and the Republican Party. They also traveled extensively to visit relatives spread out across the country.

Betsey is survived by her children Rick (Kathleen); Dave (Linda); Jeff; and Kristi (Danny) as well as by 10 grandchildren and her brother Larry Lonney, Jr.

She is preceded in death by her parents Lawrence Lonney and Madeline May Lonney.

A memorial service will be held at St. George Village, 11350 Woodstock Rd., Roswell, GA 30075 (770) 645-2340 on Saturday, August 18 at 11 AM in the chapel and an interment service will be held in Bloomington, IL on October 13. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in honor of Betsey Carley to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Aug. 17, 2012
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