Betsy Marshall Taney

August 23, 1948May 13, 2019

Betsy John Marshall Taney went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on May 13, 2019. She was born In Lumberton, North Carolina to Virginia Dancy Hawes Marshall and Thaddeus Smith Marshall. She attended St. John Baptist Episcopal Convent School in Mendham, New Jersey and graduated from The Prew Preparatory School in Sarasota, Florida. She graduated from Averett College in Danville, Virginia.

Betsy was married to Joseph Augustin Taney IV. They lived in Washington, DC; West Palm Beach, Florida and Elizabethtown, North Carolina. After her husband’s death Betsy became a resident of Mobile, Alabama in 2006 to be near her sister and family.

She is survived by her sister, Carolyn Dancy Marshall Greene (Monroe); nephews, James Marshall Greene (Jennifer) of Carrollton, GA and John Monroe Greene; great nieces, Mary Helen and Sarah Charlsie Greene and their mother, Denise Blake Greene (Jerry Weisenfeld) of Montgomery, AL; Hawes and Marshall cousins; sister-in-law, Meg Taney Founds; brothers-in-law, Paul and Christopher Taney, all of Maryland.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 am with visitation at 10:00 at Christ Anglican Church, 3275 Halls Mill Road, Mobile, Alabama 36606. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christ Anglican Church, 251-476-7790.


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Virginia Gallien

May 14, 2019

Never easy to say goodbye. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. See you in June.

John & Roger Hawes & Virginia Hawes Gallien