Betty Williams, age 83, of Aurora, died on Thursday, Jan. 12 in the Aurora Nursing Center.
She was born to Walter and Anna Friend Fredrick on Jan. 3, 1929 in Monett and was a retired beautician.
Survivors include one daughter: Patti Kee, of Aurora; one brother: Dan Fredrick; one sister: Dorthy Ward; one grandson: Justin Kee and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Duke; three brothers: Paul, Leon and Jim Fredrick; and two sisters: Clarice Swearingen and Louise Tryon.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 with visitation to follow in the Peterson Funeral Chapel in Aurora. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donors choice.