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In memory of Betsy Hall


Elizabeth “Betsy” Holmes Hall

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 9:15am, Betsy Hall entered into the realized presence of her precious Lord. Following a valiant battle with breast cancer, Betsy (known as Grams to the most important people in her life) departed this life peacefully at home surrounded by her family.

Betsy lived love. She was fiercely loyal to her beloved Dudley, and she loved her children, children-in-law, and grandchildren to a depth that could only be surpassed by the unconditional love of Almighty God himself. If you knew her, you knew what it felt like to be loved. Betsy modeled the posture of Christ as a servant. She wore out more than one prayer journal faithfully asking, knocking, and seeking on behalf of her family, friends and loved ones. She encouraged everyone she encountered - surreptitiously remembering birthdays, anniversaries, and all kinds of significant dates with a loving note in a sweet card along with a prayer.

Betsy's favorite devotional was Paul David Tripp's New Morning Mercies. In the July 30th entry, Tripp asks: "What could be a greater, higher honor than to be a chosen instrument for the most important renewal project in the universe - redemption?" His point is that being a recipient of redemption necessarily means you are an instrument of redemption.
Betsy lived both roles to the fullest: She reveled in the delight of being a recipient of redemption, but no one would hold her back in being an instrument of redemption, proclaiming the joy of her salvation to everyone who would listen.

Betsy will be missed every single day. We aren't quite sure what life will look like without her presence in this world. However, we grieve our loss with hope in the final resurrection and certainty that Betsy is enjoying the reward of a good and faithful servant, experiencing the ecstasy of worshipping in the visible presence of the Lord she worshipped so devotedly here.

Visitation is scheduled from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, August 1 at J. E. Foust & Son Funeral Home at 523 South Main Street in Grapevine, Texas. A memorial service celebrating Betsy’s life will be held at 2:30 PM on Friday, August 2 at Sojourn Church at 4041 Marsh Lane in Carrollton, Texas. The memorial service will be live-streamed. You can access the feed at this link: https://youtu.be/xyKdkJ6BCt8 In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Betsy to Kerygma Ventures.


What a beautiful example of Christ’s Love. Betsy will be remembered warmly of a life truly pointing others to Christ! I am thankful to have been able to know Betsy. We rejoice along side you for the beauty of her life and knowing she is fully restored and free of brokenness with her Creator!
Dudley, David, & Karis,
Our heartfelt prayers are continuing for each one of you and your families. Sweet Betsy will be missed. All our love & condolences.
Tom & Nancy Cave
Dudley James called me and told me about Betsy going home. I was sad and glad at the same time. I remember her great smile and laugh. I think about you and I often of our times together in some little town when you were doing the follow up after one of our Crusades. Those are very good memories for me. I am very sorry for the time you are going through but we all know that once we get to Heaven not one of us would want to come back. I was told the other day by our senior pastor that when we get to heaven god will feed us with the manna from Heaven which will be Quail so that must be that there will be bird dogs the-- so while we hunt Betsy will be able to laugh when we miss so much ---Love and praying for You Joe Simmons
Having found out only today, my heart is catching up to the grieving saints who knew (and how could you not help but love) this beautiful image-bearer of God, Betsy Hall. I knew her as a mentor, mother-figure, friend, sister in Christ and patient. In every aspect of our relationship one thing stood out to me the most...honor. I felt honored to know her, be with her, be cared for by her. Like I was visiting with royalty. She walked in a kingdom reality on earth that I still have yet to attain and she now walks in the fulness of that reality. One of the dearest things she did for me was when I experienced my first miscarriage. My husband was out of town and it was quite a devastating blow after trying to conceive for so long. She took me to the doctor for a D&C and stayed with me at home until I was resting. She came back the next day and handed me a copy of The Shack along with a meal. In my devastation she knew I needed an encounter with Jesus. And that's exactely what happened. And that's all the reward she ever needed. The smile of her Lord every time she extended kindness and the love of Christ. Honestly, it's hard not to grieve out of selfishness. I want more time with her, to learn how to value people better. I want to become more like her in how she loved like Jesus. But I believe her legacy now will shout louder and reach farther than it ever did before. I love and appreciate you Hall family. You are all in our prayers.

Dudley, our deepest condolences for your loss. Audrey openly wept when she found out we had lost Betsy. She was one of the kindest, most grounded women I have ever met, and she spoke so much life to Audrey. We are with you in spirit, and know surely that she is with Christ in glory even at this moment. God bless you.
Dudley, Marcia and I are praying for you and your family. You have made a big impact on me and Marcia and I want you to know we are praying for you in this time of grief.
Over the last few days I have read posts about Betsy from people I do not know. It is heartwarming to me that the 'little girl" Betsy we knew growing up in Abbeville, Alabama is the same Betsy others knew as the "grownup" Betsy. She exemplified and magnified all that is good in humankind. We, her classmates, are honored that Betsy loved us, but Betsy being Betsy would have felt honored to be
loved by us...that was our Betsy. Gayle Gamble Thomas Abbeville High School Class of 1964
Dudley I am so sorry to hear of Betsys death....Your world upside down for now, I am sure......I can say from what I have read,she, and you were both still the two sweetest people of anyone in our classes!!!! Betsy never had any unkind words for anyone I know....wearing that beautiful smile all the time..I didn't attend the same church as she or you did ,but I am sure the Christian life you both lived begin in the surrounding ares of Abbeville...like we did in SHORTERVILLE...We love you and sending prayers for you and your family …..REST IN PEACE SWEET FRIEND.....
Praying for peace and comfort from God our Father for your family. He is faithful.
Just reading what is shared about her encourages my faith to serve like Christ, as she did as well. Dudley, praying that Jesus will be even closer to you as you cry and mourn for Jesus is a man of many sorrows and understands what you are going through. Praying for the joy of the Lord to be your strength. That the hope we share of everlasting life will not disappoint you.
I met Betsy and Dudley when Ted and I were in the young married dept at First Baptist Euless. She was a blessing to all who knew her. Blessings & peace to Dudley and the family.
Condolences to the family, sorry I don’t have words to express during this sad time, R.I.P. BETSY, GOD be with you DUDLEY.

I loved this Godly woman dearly and will miss her earthly presence. I rejoice that she is with her heavenly Father and enjoying that presence without the restraints or pain of her human body. My love and prayers go out to the family and all of those who will miss her so very much.
Words cannot express. But our prayers are with you. We know that Betsy is in the presence of our Almighty Lord and suffering no more pain. We love you and are here for you. I am so honored that you & Betsy were there to join Michael Churchill & me in marriage. Thank you so much.
Dudley, David& Kara
Sylvia & I share your grief & celebration over Betsy’s well lived life in Christ & her face to face sojourn with Him now! Blessings!
I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m praying God holds you all close to His heart during this time.
Although I am currently leading another COI mission trip, I am grieving with and praying for comfort and peace for you and all who loved Betsy.
I’m so very sorry for your loss, Dudley and family. I had the pleasure of meeting Betsy when visiting my step-father, Jerry and mother, Christy, who worked at the ranch. She was one of the nicest and most kind people I have ever met. I will always remember her.
We are so sorry for your loss, but rejoice with you in the life lived by Betsy. She is a lovely and kind woman that readily shared her love for the Father. Our prayers are with you as you and your family face the coming weeks. God graciously allows us to keep with us such wonderful memories of her. We know you will be comforted by all you shared. Love to you and your whole family.
You and your sweet Betsy are loved by so many. The more I learn about Jesus the more I love Him. Life only makes sense when you live Jesus and you and your family are a big reason for my close walk with the
Lord. Your emphasis on God’s grace and forgiveness are a welcome oasis to someone lost in the desert of legalism. Thank you for obvious love for your bride and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We will all be together soon.
Dudley and Family,
I mourn with you and for you. May peace, comfort and strength come, rest and stay.
Love you so much...
I learned today about the death of Betsy Hall, the wife of Dudley Hall. Betsy was perfectly content to be known as "Dudley's wife," but she was so much more.

Betsy was a friend to so many. I had the privilege of being in the Hall's home on many occasions. Betsy was always busy doing something to serve someone. It might be preparing a meal for someone who was ill or taking time to visit with someone who was going through a personal struggle.

Betsy knew my family, loved and prayed for my boys and for me. Whenever I saw her she always wanted to know, if she didn't already, what was going on with them and how they were doing. Regan and Jordan have known her their entire lives and have known that they were loved and prayed for my Betsy.

Betsy lived her life humbling herself and serving others. She did it without a second thought because that's who she was. Anyone who had the privilege of knowing the Hall family knew that Betsy and Dudley were such a wonderful couple because they were equals who loved and served one another, their church, their friends and so many others who crossed her path.

The world is different today and those of us who knew Betsy rely on the our confidence in God's love and his goodness. I'm praying for Dudley, David, Mary Claire, Karis, Brian and the grandkids. Please remember to pray for them.
Dudley. You are surely a beautiful couple. So sorry for your loss. I only wish that I could have met Betsy. She sounds so much like my wife and my wife is precious. Bless you and your family. Thank
Dudley, please accept our deepest condolences. Betsy was a gem. We will keep you in our prayers.
I’m so thankful I can say I knew what it was to be loved by Betsy. So thankful also that she was surrounded by love during her battle and in her last moments. I will never forget her. Love you all
What a blessing Betsy was to all of those she knew
Bobby and I were so thankful to have the opportunity to host her and Dudley in our home to get to know her
She was a gift
What a blessing Betsy was to all of those she knew
Bobby and I were so thankful to have the opportunity to host her and Dudley in our home to get to know her
She was a gift
Dudley, so sorry for your loss. But I rejoice in the hope that we will see our loved ones again. God’s peace continue to be with you during this time.

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