BETTY JO CHAPMAN

   Betty Jo Chapman died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at her residence in Albers, Illinois.

Betty was born near Knox City, Missouri, on January, 2, 1932, the daughter of John Wiley and Nora Alice Hubble Miller.  Betty is the last surviving child of this union.

Betty was raised near Knox City, Missouri and graduated from the Knox City High School.

Betty retired from the United States Postal Service after thirty years of service.  She served as corresponding secretary of the Hubble Family Historical Society, and was actively involved in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and local community service organizations.

Betty is survived by five sons – Keith (Gloria) Chapman of Stafford, Virginia; Kenneth (Regina) of LaBelle, Missouri; Michael (Paula) of Ewing, Missouri; Johne (Margaret) of Kearney, Missouri and Joel (Nancy) of Greenwood, Missouri, 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wiley and Nora Miller; five brothers, Porter, Wilfred, Clyde, Orville and Clayton Miller; four sisters, Francis Queen, Relta Scott, and Iva and Maureen both in infancy.

Betty has been laid to rest in the Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Memorial Gardens, Belleville, Illinois.

A memorial service, to be held at the Doss Funeral Home, will be scheduled at a later date.

An expression of sympathy in memory of Betty Chapman may be left to the Donor’s Choice. Memorials may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home, 208 N. 4th Street, Edina, Missouri 63537.  www.DossFuneralHome.com