Betty Sue Love

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Betty Sue Love, 95, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at McDonald County Living Center in Anderson.

She was born Nov. 8, 1925, in Powell, the daughter of Wallace Edwin and Dorothy “Susan” (Jones) Simon. On Aug. 4, 1944, in Bentonville, Ark., she was united in marriage to Eugene V. “Gene” Love, who preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 1999. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Pat McGuffey; one sister, Juanita Kirk; and one great-grandson.

Survivors include: one son, Donnie Love and his wife Lea of Phoenix, Ariz.; three daughters, June Carter and her husband Virgil of Rocky Comfort, Judy Carter and her husband Jim of Kansas City, and Jeannie England and her husband Mike of Exeter; two sisters, Mona Joy Love of Rocky Comfort, and BJo Phelps and her husband Glen of Wheaton; 11 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and nine great-great grandchildren.

She graduated from Rocky Comfort High School in 1944 and later attended college in Springfield. In 1946, she and Gene started their outdoor amusement business where she worked until retirement. She was a member of Living Word Mission at Simco.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Rev. Billy Jo Gentry and Dan Goostree will conduct the services. Burial will be at Union Cemetery, south of Stella.

The family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.

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