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Ruby Betterton

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Ruby Betterton, age 77, of Purdy, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at Red Rose Inn in Cassville. She was born on May 17, 1934 in Purdy, MO, the daughter of the late Floyd and Mayme (McGuire) McCracken. She was united in marriage on Oct. 15, 1981 in Butterfield, MO to Curtis Betterton. He preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 2002.

She retired from George's Inc. in Butterfield, MO as a USDA Inspector and was of Baptist faith.

Ruby is survived by one daughter: Kathy Grieshaber and husband, Scott, of St. Joseph, MO; one brother: Eldon McCracken, Purdy; one sister-in-law: Darlene McCracken; four grandchildren: Brandon and Kayla Grieshaber, Rayetta Combs and husband, Jeremy, and Matthew Tracy; two great-grandchildren: Payton and Billy Combs and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by both her parents, Floyd and Mayme; husband, Curtis; two sons: Donald Shanafelt and Curtis (Chip) Betterton; and two brothers: Danny and Jim.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, MO. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, MO with Rev. Jerry Nickle officiating. Burial to follow services at Arnhart Cemetery in Purdy, MO.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, MO.


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