Betty L. Handley
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Betty L. Handley, 81, of Empire, died on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Birmingham. Funeral services will be Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the New Horizon Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Andy Frazier and the Rev. Justin Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in Pisgah Cemetery in Sipsey. Visitation will be Saturday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

She was an active and devoted member of Pisgah Baptist Church in Sipsey; a retired LPN from Houston Medical Center in Warner Robbins, Ga.; and she was an honorable and faithful wife of a U.S. Air Force veteran.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Handley; brother, Joseph William Burgess; sister, Inez Head and parents, Joe and Louise Burgess.

Survivors include her children, Susan L. Higgins (Barry J.), Eric Wesley Handley (Kayla) and Jodi Amanda Handley; grandchildren, Brooke Higgins Shealy (Geoffrey), Joshua Andrew Higgins (Natalie) and Wesley and Joseph Handley; and great-grandchildren, Garrett, Katelyn and Dean.

Online condolences may be expressed at

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323