BETTY JANE HEARN
Betty Jane Hearn, 80, of Bowling Green, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Moore Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, at the Second Baptist Church in Bowling Green, with Rev. Don Amelung officiating.
Burial was in the Green Lawn Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation for Mrs. Hearn was held Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church. Betty was born Sept. 3, 1933 in Louisiana, the daughter of Richard Harold and Beulah Florence Kemry Strange. She married James Carroll Hearn on July 2, 1949 in Pocahontas, Ark.
He preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 2010.
Survivors include son, James D. Hearn and wife Anita, of Bowling Green; daughters Linda McCollum and husband Dave, of Curryville, Carol Glascock, of Columbia, Janet Lucas and husband Darrell, of Bowling Green, Shari Beth Niemeyer and husband Earl, of Bowling Green, and Christy Lewis and husband Michael, of Wellsville; grandchildren Clint W. Glascock, Keriann Sheffield, Lance McCollum, Jeff McCollum, Stephanie Gregory, Angela Kattenbraker, Travis Hearn, Jennifer Morris, Cody Hearn, Josh Lewis, Justin Lewis, E.J. Lucas, Dawn Smith, Ashlee Lucas, Lindsey Lucas, Ryan Niemeyer, Scott C. Niemeyer, Elizabeth Niemeyer and Reed Niemeyer; great-grandchildren Danielle Lucas, Baileigh Lucas, Gage Smith, Brendenn Smith, Max Lucas, Keeleigh Lucas, Colton Hearn, Allie Hearn, Kacey McCollum, Emma McCollum, Jackson Gregory, Landon Gregory, Brynn Gregory, Jate McCollum, Luke Sheffield, Ella and Brady Morris, Adalynn and Jayten Edmund, Brooklyn and Sam Kattenbraker, and Lydia Jane Lewis.
Also surviving are brothers Richard Harold Strange from Laddonia and Macky Lee Strange, of Oklahoma City, Okla. Preceding her in death were her parents and sister Sharon Kay Strange.
Mrs. Hearn was a member of the Second Baptist Church, where she was a part of the Womens Missionary Union. She had belonged to Excelsior Community Club and enjoyed collecting Cherished Teddybears. She had been a volunteer with OATS and the Bowling Green Library and worked for the Pike County YMCA, Missouri Extension, Hays Century 21, and the Ruth Jensen Village as a house sponsor. Mrs. Hearn was a very giving person, always looking to help people. She loved her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren.Serving as pallbearers were grandsons Clint W. Glascock, Lance McCollum, Jeff McCollum, Travis Hearn, Cody Hearn, Josh Lewis, Justin Lewis, E.J. Lucas, Ryan Niemeyer, Scott C. Niemeyer, and Reed Niemeyer. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Keriann Sheffield, Stephanie Gregory, Angela Kattenbraker, Elizabeth Niemeyer, Dawn Smith, Ashlee Lucas, Lindsey Lucas, and Jennifer Morris.
Memorials may be made to the Second Baptist Church. Online condolences maybe left at www.muddveach.com.