Elaine Marie (Bowman) Betts

Monday, July 13, 2015

Elaine Marie (Bowman) Betts, 83, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. She was born June 22, 1932, in Audubon County, Iowa, daughter of Harold Edward and Erma Irene (Grohe) Bowman.

She was united in marriage to Warren Edgar Betts on May 20, 1951, Greene County, Iowa. To this union was born seven children. The couple moved to Cassville in 1989.

She belonged to the Golden Harvest Club of Cassville and the Cassville St. John's Hospital Auxiliary as a "pink lady" and Cassville Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Warren Edgar Betts, and her parents.

Survivors include: one son, Donnell Edward and his wife, Sally M. Betts, of New Hartford, Iowa; six daughters, Linda Pearl and her husband, William J. Buckingham, of Muncie, Ind.; Lila Rae and her husband CSM (Ret.) Dean M. Kolker, of Rolla; RieVon Marie Betts, of Rolla; Rita Irene and her husband, John D. Tyson, of Superior, Wis.; Darla Sue and her husband, Dr. J. Patrick Otto, of Tulsa, Okla.; and Loa Jean and her husband J. Allen Osborne, of Waxhaw, N.C.; one sister, Lois Skinner, of Evona; and one brother, Dallas and wife, Belva Bowman, of Adel, Iowa;18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Saturday in Cassville United Methodist Church, with Pastor Andy Lambel officiating.

Contributions may be made to Cassville United Methodist Church for the Food Pantry in her memory.

Cremation arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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