ELIZABETH “BETSY” (KENDRICK) CUNNINGHAM, 71, of Indianapolis, died quietly on Friday, February 28, 2014, in the loving arms of her family after a long battle with Myelofibrosis. Born April 30, 1942, in Fort Wayne, she was a graduate of Elmhurst High School and IU Medical Center with a B.S in Allied Health. She was a Medical Technologist at Riley Hospital for 20 years and at Eli Lilly for 10 years. Betsy was active in church activities and work at Meridian St. United Methodist Church, in the office, in book clubs and in small groups. She was also involved in local and global missions and with the Church and Community committees. She was also active in Neighborhood and Community efforts and was the immediate past president of the Northern Estates Homeowners Association.
She is survived by her mother, Rita; a sister, Ann; five brothers, Max, Jim, Paul, Gary, and Pat; husband, Paul; son, Greg (Cheryl); daughter, Mary (Andy) Chaille; and four grandchildren, Joan, Amelia, Samantha, and Mitchell.
She was preceded in death by her father, John; a sister, Mary; a brother, Bill; and a son, Phillip.
Memorial service was 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Meridian Street United Methodist Church, 5500 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis (IN 46208), with visitation from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Meridian St. UMC or for Myelofibrosis Research Efforts: Dr. Ayalew Teffer; Mayo Clinic 200 First Street S.W., Rochester, MN 55905. Arrangements by Crown Hill Funeral Home, Indianapolis.
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