Betty J. Hulsey, 84 of Lithonia, GA died peacefully on Friday, February 26, 2016 at The Brian Center in Canton, GA. Betty was born March 27, 1931 in Atlanta where she grew up as an avid athlete and a member of The Baptist Tabernacle which is where she met the love of her life, her husband, Jack. They later moved to Lithonia and joined the Redan 1st Baptist family. Most of her professional career she worked in the Medical Records department at Emory Hospital where she retired. She is a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to many. She is a Christian woman who always cared for others before herself. She loved her family so very much and was active in all their activities and sporting events. Her hobbies included ceramics, gardening, cooking, walking on the beach and watching her beloved Braves. She is survived by 4 of her 5 children; Robert A. Hulsey of Tucson, AZ; Cynthia A. Wilson of Ellijay; William T. Hulsey of Mascoutah, IL and Janice Hulsey Adgate of Marshall, VA. As well as, 15 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and a sister-in-law Laverne H. Rainer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Carl Johnson; her husband, James J. Hulsey Sr. (Jack); her oldest son, Jim Hulsey; and her siblings Carolyn, Lena and Butch. Visitation will be held at Wages & Sons, St. Mtn. Chapel, 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, GA on Monday, February 29th from 6-8 p.m. The service celebrating her life will be held at the same location on Tuesday, March 1st at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Melwood Cemetery.

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  1. To my beloved grandmother, who was sassy and sweet, sarcastic and so very loving. Thank you for the great memories, the fried green tomatoes, and the great example of what love looks like.

  2. We loved her when members of Redan Baptist. She served in the nursery, taking loving care of our babies. We’ll done, faithful servant. Good memories.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. We know she will be greatly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Jan & Family, I am sorry for your loss. Betty was a wonderful person. My condolences are with you all. We met you all at Redan Park years ago when you and Shaye (my daughter
    ) played Softball together.

  5. We are so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort continue to be with you and your family during this difficult time. We all look forward to s time when death will be no more- Rev 21:4. Our prayers are with you.

  6. What a reunion there must have been in heaven! Jack and Betty are together again. They were well loved in our Redan First Baptist Church family by young and older alike. My granddaughter Amanda thought that Mr. Jack belonged to her and would follow him anywhere. He was wonderful with all of the little ones just like Betty always was. They were a very special couple who have loved us and their Lord and now can rest with him forever. Precious memories flood my soul ………..

  7. Your Mom was a wonderful person and so much fun! I have so many fond memories of time spent with your family. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. We celebrate the Life of Mrs. Hulsey! She and her husband Jack are our cherished friends and neighbors and one day we shall be neighbors again. Winn Kay Seth and JW Fincher

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