Betty Maples(1926 - 2018)

Betty Maples

Clever - Mrs. Betty Jo Maples, age 91, Clever, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018. She was born June 17, 1926 in Clever, the daughter of Joseph and Laura Josephine (Jones) Ghan.

Betty was united in marriage to Elmer Maples June 25, 1943. They lived and raised their children in the Clever area and were blessed with 46 years of marriage before Elmer passed away May 22, 1989.

Also preceding her in death was a son, Donnie Maples and a son-in-law, Stan Hale; and all of her siblings.

Betty was a member of the Clever Christian Church and attended until her health began to fail. She cooked for the Clever school district for several years. She enjoyed cooking for her family quilting quilts for her grandchildren; and her volunteer work at Mercy Hospital.

Betty is survived by a son, Danny Maples; three daughters Carol Sue (Joe) Rhodes, Sherrie Stine, and Brenda Hale; 11 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; a niece, Kay Killingsworth; other relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 2, 2018, in Meadors Funeral Home, Clever chapel. Burial will follow in Frazier Cemetery in Boaz, Missouri.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018, also in the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Frazier Cemetery.



Funeral Home

Meadors Funeral Home
304 E Drive St Clever, MO 65631
(417) 732-2535

Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 1, 2018