Betsy Quinn Rasberry

June 30, 2021

CHARLOTTE – Betsy Ann (Quinn) Rasberry, died June 30, 2021 at Sharon Towers

She was born April 16, 1936 in Clover, SC to John Warren and Ethel Adams Quinn. Betsy graduated from the University of South Carolina and was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She taught biology at Central and Garinger High Schools. Betsy met her husband, John, at a Bachelor’s Club dance.

She and John were married for 61 years and have three children, Quinn Davidson and her husband, Dennis, Bill Rasberry and his wife, Debbie and Susan Simcox. Betsy has a special place in heart for her four grandchildren, Gareth Rasberry and his wife, Meagan, Anna Hunting and her husband, Will, Jack Davidson and Quinn Simcox.

She cherished her role in the family as wife, mother and grandmother. Betsy greeted all with bright eyes, an infectious smile and a joyous energy. She was an active member of Myers Park United Methodist Church, keeping the 2-year-olds during church service for fifteen years and meeting with her church circle and Sunday School classes. Betsy loved bridge, playing socially and at Myers Park Country Club and sharing her love of the game with the next generation. She enjoyed tennis, needlework and sewing. She and John enjoyed extensive travel around the world but loved coming home to Litchfield Beach and Lake Wylie.

Betsy died from complications of the Parkinson’s Disease which was diagnosed in 2015. Even in her waning years, she was known for her bright eyes and constant smile.

A service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Myers Park United Methodist Church. The service will also be available on livestream at

The family is grateful to the Sharon Towers and Hospice staffs for their loving and professional care.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC; 28204 (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at

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  • Sydney G Lubkin

    Thinking of you all. What a great picture of Bett! Just how I remember her--- a cheerful smile and always there to help! I know she will be missed dearly--- but she has some old friends to greet her once again! Mom and Frank loved going tailgating and playing bridge with y'all! Peace and blessings ----
    Syd (Geissinger)Lubkin

  • Mac and Susan Brown

    Especial blessings to you, John.
    May your heart remain full in your memories.
    Mac and Susan

  • Al and Bonnie Widenhouse

    What a loss. Bet was a dear friend and we have many fond memories shared with the Rasberry family. Our love and deepest sympathy to each of you.

  • Alison Baker

    Susan and Quinn,
    I was very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I will be praying for peace and comfort for your family.