Bette's Story

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It's hard to forget someone who gave us so much to remember.
Bette Lee LaBrot Fay was born May 7, 1926, in Crystal City, Mo., to Lee and Clarice LaBrot and departed this life March 1, 2017.
She married Robert Emory Fay on October 15, 1949, and lived in Joplin, Mo., until after Bob's death.
Bette is survived by her children, Sally (Tom) Fenton, Springfield, Mo., Pat (Angie) Fay, St. Charles, Mo., Barbara Fay, Denver, Colo., and Jim (Lisa) Fay, Springfield, Ill. She also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family would like to offer a special thanks to Intrepid Hospice and the staff at Fremont Assisted Living.
Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, March 10, at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. Visitation will follow service in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ozarks Food Harvest, 2810 N. Cedarbrook Ave., Springfield, MO, 65803.
Published on March 8, 2017
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