Beatrice Rhoda "Betty" Stearns, age 97, of Springfield, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:05 a.m. on Sunday, April 10 at the Marantha Village Retirement Community.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13 in the Summit Baptist Church, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, of Mt. Vernon. Burial was in the Summit Cemetery.