Betty Ann (Yurk) Overton, 80, Nevada, Mo., passed away on June 10, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin following a brief illness. Betty was born on Jan. 29, 1927, to Samuel and Maude (Pike) Yurk in Milwaukee, Wis. She was united in marriage to Denzel R. Overton who preceded her in death on March 23, 2000.
Betty dedicated her adult like to her husband and rearing her three sons. She was a loving, giving person, and was always ready to prepare a meal for company. She enjoyed spending time with family and particularly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, eating breakfast with her sister and looking for good bargains at yard sales.
Betty is survived by sons Dennis Overton and his wife, Debbie, Bixby, Okla., Danny Overton, Walker, Donny Overton and his wife, Becky, Milo; grandchildren, Diana, Bixby, Okla., Amie, Joe and Sara, Walker; sister, Louise Belcher, Nevada.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Sammy, Bill and Raymond; daughter-in-law, Dawna (Fanning) Overton.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 16, under the direction of Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home, Eldorado Springs, with a private committal to be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society.