Betty Barrow

Betty Barrow, a lifetime resident of Jefferson, passed away July 26 at the Greene County Medical Center. She was 94 years of age.

Due to COVID-19, there are no public services scheduled at this time.

Betty Mae Davis was born on April 2, 1926, on a farm west of Jefferson as the daughter of Mabel (Pike) Davis and Claude Davis.

Being a lifetime resident of Jefferson, Betty met her husband, Russell Barrow, in Jefferson and they were united in marriage on May 14, 1944. To this blessed union, two daughters were born, Barbara and Janet.

Betty was a member of Royal Neighbors, the United Methodist Church of Jefferson and United Methodist Women. Betty was the coordinator of funeral dinners for the United Methodist Church for many years. She was a Red Cross volunteer during her retirement years.

Professionally, Betty cleaned houses and was a bookkeeper. She loved her family dearly and always put God, her family and others before herself. She was an accomplished seamstress and cook.

Preceding Betty in death were her husband, Russell; her parents; her nine brothers and sisters; and one infant granddaughter.

Survivors include: daughters Barbara Reinholtz, of Bentonville, Ark.; and Janet Smothers, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; sister-in-law Susie Davis, of Glidden; brother-in-law Harold Adams, of Elk River, Minn.; grandchildren Karla Rager, of Bentonville, and Lucas Jones, of Wheaton, Ill.; great-grandchild Russell Rager, of Bentonville; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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