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January 16, 2014

Betty Lou Applegate

86; Memphis

Betty Lou Applegate, 86, Memphis, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

She was born Jan. 24, 1928, in Bicknel, the daughter of Albert and Bertha Huntsinger. She married James Hal Applegate in June of 1947, following his service in the United States Navy. They were happily married for 66 years.

Betty graduated from Jeffersonville High School with the class of 1945. After raising three children, she returned to work for Clark County Government with the recorder's office, the auditor's office and the treasurer's office. She managed the Indiana Teachers Credit Union and finished her working career with the Centra credit union. She was twice president and historian of the Clarksville Business and Professional Women’s Club. She was a founding member and past president of the Class of 1945 Foundation, a philanthropic group dedicated to providing scholarships to students of Jeffersonville High School. She was a long time member of Howard Park Christian Church, Clarksville, and Central Christian Church, Clearwater, Fla.

Survivors include her loving husband, Jim; two daughters, Sally Trebing and her husband, Nick, and Laura Money and her husband, Bobby;  a son, Brian; four grandchildren, Chris Trebing, Steve Trebing, Justin Money and Jerad Money; three great-grandchildren, Michael, Kyle and Carter Trebing; a brother, Jim Huntsinger; and a sister, Barbara Wilson.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Tanya with Hospice and St. Catherine’s Hospital for their loving care.

Friends are invited to visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Scott Funeral Home's North Chapel, Jeffersonville.

Memorial donations should be made to the J. B. Ogle Animal Shelter, Jeffersonville.

You may also leave messages of condolence on the Scott Funeral Home website. (


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