Betty Lou (Mooney) Williams

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Betty Lou (Mooney) Williams, 84, Independence, Mo., passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, Mo. She was born April 7, 1929, in Moundville, Mo., to Lawrence Winfred Mooney and Gracie Irene (Springer) Mooney. She married Eldon Allen Williams on Oct. 8, 1949, in Kansas City, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 2008.

Betty graduated from Bronaugh High School in 1947. She spent her life as a homemaker who loved her yard and flowers. But most of all she loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Glen Allen Williams and his wife, Chris, Prince George, Va., and Robert Dean Williams and his wife, Dawn, Midlothian, Ill.; grandchildren, Allen Williams and his wife, Michelle, Mark Williams and his wife, Jennifer, and Matthew Hicks; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Mooney and his wife, Nancy, Nevada; one sister, Lois Elaine Mooney, Independence, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews. Aside from her husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Marsha Lou Hicks; and one sister, Patsy Weber.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, at Shiloh Cemetery, Liberal, Mo., with the Rev. Bill Smith officiating under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

Contributions may be made to the Shiloh Cemetery in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada.

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