Betty Schofield

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Betty Schofield, 75, of Lees Summit, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in her home.

She was born Feb. 24, 1938, the daughter of H. C. "Jerry" and Ruby (Cook) Jerome. She was united in marriage to William Gatley and to this union three sons were born. On Nov. 8, 2001, she married Robert J. Schofield, who survives.

Additional survivors include: her three sons, William Stuart Gatley and his wife, Debbie, of Cassville, Greg Gatley and his wife, Marla, of Wichita, Kan., and Chris Gatley, of Springfield; one sister, Janet Wixon, of Signal Mountain, Tenn.; four grandchildren.

She grew up in Tulsa, Okla., where she graduated from high school. She received her bachelor's degree in business from Oklahoma State University. For the last several years, she had resided in Lee's Summit.

No services are planned at this time. Arrangements were under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.