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Betsy HOUSER Obituary
HOUSER, Betsy Evans Oct. 3, 1925 Dec. 11, 2017 Betsy Houser has passed away peacefully in Atlanta, GA, at the age of 92. Betsy is survived by her daughter, Susan K. Houser, of Chapel Hill, NC; and her son, Matthew R. Houser, and daughter-in-law, Raidy S. Houser, of Peachtree Corners, GA. She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Richard (Dick) Houser; and her son, Richard Carson Houser. Kentucky native and long-time resident, and Florida retiree, Betsy was many things: a much-loved wife, mother and mother-in-law; sister; sister-in-law; aunt; friend; two-time college student; volunteer with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and the PTA; real estate agent and broker; artisan, making hand-braided rugs; and author of Summer is Her Name, a fictional work steeped in the surroundings and personalities from her childhood in Ashland, Kentucky. She loved dancing and politics, though not necessarily at the same time, and was an avid reader, and an accomplished bridge player. Betsy was bright, inquisitive, engaged and engaging, and will be dearly missed. A private family service will be held in Kentucky. (Thoughts and remembrances are welcome. There is an online link through
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 24, 2017
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