Betty Lea (Fulgham) Basinger, 84, of Blue Springs, Mo passed away June 20, 2019. Funeral services are 2:00 pm Monday June 24th at Meyers Blue Springs Funeral Chapel, with visitation preceding the service from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Burial in Blue Springs Cemetery.
Betty was born in Hackett, Arkansas to a farming family, as 1 of 11 children. She was married to Billy Ross Basinger, raising 4 sons in Blue Springs. She retired after 30 years of service from Lipton Tea, working as a lab technician. Betty was a member of the First Baptist Church of Blue Springs. She will be sadly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ross Basinger; son, Donald Ray Basinger; great grandson, Owen Ross Basinger; brothers, Ralph Fulgham, Bobby Fulgham, Billy Fulgham, Jimmy Fulgham, Paul Ross Fulgham, Jackie Melvin Fulgham; sisters, Charlene Shelton, and Annie Carlton. Survivors include her sons, Rob Basinger, Terry Basinger, Steve Basinger; brother, Leon Fulgham; sister, Nancy Duncan; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren.
Memories of Betty and word of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.