Betty J. Barbee, nee Gregory, age 84, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born Jan. 14, 1930, in East St. Louis, IL, died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Betty was the best home
maker and mom, always helpful in taking care of her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard O. Barbee, Sr.; a great-grandson, Kyle Barbee; her parents; Ted and Louise, nee Erhart Gregory; and a brother, Jack Gregory.
She is survived by her children; Richard (Kathy) O. Barbee, Jr. of Okawville, Ill., and Debbie S. Keserauskis of Greenville, Ill.; her grandchildren; Jason (Kelly) Keserauskis, Richard (Cory) O. Barbee III, Angela Barbee, Toby Keserauskis and Laura (Pete) Boucher; her great-grandchildren; Brianne, Lucas, Charlotte, Aiden, Jacob, Alyssa, Madison and Abbie; and her sisters, Jenny Lou Lambert of Jonesville, La., and Nancy (Ed) Rossy of Fairview Heights, Ill.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at: www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Kassly Mortuary Chapel, Fairview Heights, Ill. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
Fairview Heights, Ill.
Kassly Mortuary, Ltd.
9900 St. Clair Avenue Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 23, 2014