Betty Burche


March 5, 2012 - 12:00 AM

Betty L. Burche, 77, of Rockaway Beach, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Cox Hospital South, Springfield, Mo.  

She was born June 17, 1934, at Fillmore, Mo., the daughter of Harvey and Orpha (Elliott) Arn.  

Betty Arn and Donald L. Burche were married Oct. 26, 1952, in Moran. Donald and Betty moved to Taney County, Mo., in 1975 from Sterling. She retired from Boatman’s Bank after 20 plus years of service. She was actively involved with community affairs.

Survivors include her husband of the home; three sons, Douglas and his wife, Shirley, Olathe, Daniel and his wife, Ceacelia, Strafford, Va., and David and his wife, Nancy, of Hollister, Mo.; a daughter, Dee Williams and her husband, Kenneth, Chanute; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Calvin and Wayne Arn.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Forsyth Whelchel Funeral Chapel, 16560 U.S. 160, Forsyth, Mo., with the Rev. Dennis Winzenried officiating.

Memorials may be sent to CAM Food Pantry, 10726 Hwy. 76, Ste. E, Forsyth, MO 65653.

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