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Elizabeth Ruth Hinkley

June 2, 1928March 14, 2020

Elizabeth (Betty) Ruth Hinkley, of Lorton, Virginia, age 91, died on March 14, 2020. Mrs. Hinkley was born, the youngest of ten children, in St. Paul, MN. Elizabeth married in 1948 and accompanied her husband, Roger Hinkley, as a foreign service officer’s wife, on his tours of duty with the U.S. Information Agency to Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. In 1971, they returned to the U.S. They owned and operated Jewel Crafters jewelry store in the Springfield Mall until 1987. She was a member of St. Raymond of Peñafort Catholic Church in Springfield, VA. Mrs. Hinkley was a voracious reader and especially enjoyed historical novels. Her other hobbies included baking, cooking, and gardening. She loved growing tomatoes and roses among other flowers and produce. Her husband of 49 years, Roger Dale Hinkley, died in 1998. Survivors include daughters, Danielle Hinkley and Gina Moses, five grandchildren, Trae Tyler, Nicole Abba, Andrew Abba, Madison Moses, and Simone Moses, many nephews and nieces, and friends. Betty will join Roger at Arlington National Cemetery.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

  • Inurnment

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

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Frani Peterson

April 18, 2020

We absolutely loved Mrs. Hinkley! She was always so much fun to be around. I especially enjoyed being around her because she was always so relaxed and calm. I know that she enjoyed being around her daughters and grandchildren as you could see what joy they brought her. She was always involved in their lives. God bless her in heaven.

Bonnee Groover

March 18, 2020

From one daughter to another, with heart in hand, I'm thinking of you Dani and sending you love and light during this difficult time. I've been giving mine even more hugs and kisses lately. Your mom knew she was safe and cared for in your loving hands. It's not the same, but I know she's just a thought away and her light will continue to shine upon you. You'll feel her poke at you in different ways, reminding you to stay strong and true to you. Sending you soft gentle hugs.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY