Betty Glenn Jones Kissell, age 90, resident of 1227 Shepherd Street, died Sunday at her home. Born in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Americus Jones and Pattie Davis Jones. Mrs. Kissell moved to Durham in the early 1940’s. She was a long time member of Duke Memorial United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her son, R. Rouse Kissell and wife Bonnie of Durham; two sisters-in-law, Minnie Jones of Louisburg and Frances G. Smith of Durham.; five grandchildren, Frank Erwin, Susan Cox, Gregory Erwin, Angela Nathaniel, Jill Hunter and Connie Erwin; 10 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Kissell was predeceased by her husband, Reuben R. Kissell, Jr. and her daughter, Connie Erwin.
Pallbearers will include Ian Hunter, Ron Nathaniel, Wallace Pickett, Gregory Erwin, Frank Erwin and Marion Erwin.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service on Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 at 11AM. Presiding will be the Rev. Roger Owens
The visitation will from 10 to 11 AM, Wednesday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Duke Memorial United Methodist Church,
504 W. Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701
Online condolences may be sent to www.hallwynne.com- click obituaries.