The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Obits

December 18, 2013

Betty V. Parrack

LAMAR, Mo. — Betty Virginia (Neese) Parrack, 88, Lamar, Mo., passed away Dec. 15, 2013, at Barton County Memorial Hospital following a short illness.

Betty was born Jan. 12, 1925, at Springfield, Mo., and was the oldest daughter of Russell Floyd and Lucy Fae (Hinshaw) Neese. She graduated from Willard High School in 1943, and attended Draughn Business College. She worked at Heers in Downtown Springfield in the 1940s, at Erwin's Grocery Store, Corner Card and Gift Shop, Walters' Studio and Sears in Lamar. She was a member of the Powdre Puff Bowling League for a number of years. She loved to read, crochet afghans for family members and was always asked to bring the pies to family gatherings.

She married Norman (Johnny) Parrack on March 24, 1949 in Springfield.

Survivors include a daughter, Diane (husband Mike) Sharits, Carthage; a son, Jay Parrack, Lamar; two grandsons, Ryan Long, Kansas City, Mo., and Brady (wife Haden) Long, Springfield; two granddaughters, Devon Sharits, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Taylor Sharits, Springfield; and two great-granddaughters, Edyn Jayne Rivas and Elliot Anderson Long, both of Springfield; three sisters, Mary Head, Springfield, Norma Jean Chapman, Oconomowoc, Wis., and Barbara Blackwell, Springfield; one brother-in-law, Gaylord Parrack, Mobile, Ala.; as well as several nieces, nephews and very close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Norman (October 1988); sister, Catherine Henry; four brothers-in-law; four sisters-in-law; three nephews; and one niece.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 19, from 6 to 7 p.m. and funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 20, at 2 p.m. at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Barton County Library in care of Daniel Funeral Home.

Condolences may be left at www.danielfuneralhome.net

1
Text Only
Obits
  • Gail Rose M. Gail Rose

    M. Gail Rose, age 61, of Duenweg, Mo., passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • James Wicks James E. "Jim" Wicks Sr.

    In loving memory of James E. "Jim" Wicks Sr.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Garry McDaniel Garry Dean McDaniel

    Garry Dean McDaniel passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at this home in Carl Junction, after a lengthy illness.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Buck Dalton Buck Roosevelt Dalton

    Feb. 15, 1933 - April 14, 2014

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Wanda Dickens Wanda Bell (Harris) Dickens

    Wanda Bell Harris Dickens, 86, Fairview, Mo., died April 15, 2014, at the home of her sister, Willadean, where she had made her home the last two years.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robert Duvall Robert Clayton Duvall

    Robert Clayton Duvall, 93, passed away March 4, 2014, at the Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Nursing Home in McAllen, Texas.

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • Angie Hoskins Angie Kay Hoskins

    Angie Kay Hoskins, age 50, of Joplin, Mo., went to her heavenly home on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Annabell Roush Annabell Roush

    Annabell McAfee Roush, age 61, of Joplin, passed away at 8:31 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at her home after a sudden illness.

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Priscilla M. Tubaugh Priscilla M. Tubaugh

    Priscilla Mae Tubaugh, born to Joseph and Sylvia (Ohler) Webb on Aug. 6, 1933, in Barton County, Mo., passed away at 5:55 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood, Mo.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Parker Mortuary Jessie L. DiMatteo

    Jessie Lorene DiMatteo, age 92, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Webb City Health and Rehabilitation.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo