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Saturday, July 17, 2021

Obituary - Betty B. Robey

Funeral services for Betty B. Robey of Butler, Missouri will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler. No visitation. Private burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Children's Mercy Hospital. Online condolences www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

Betty Berniece Robey, age 95 of Butler, Missouri, passed away July 17, 2021. She was born December 12, 1925, to William Elmer Sims and Luella Jackson Sims in Butler as the youngest of 9 children.

Betty retired as Senior Vice President of First National Bank of Butler after 50 years of employment. She was married to Charles Robey for more than 60 years. Betty was very involved in the community as the president of the Butler Chamber of Commerce and the Butler Planning Association, as a member of the Ohio Street Methodist Church, and as a founding member of the Butler Business and Professional Women's Club.

Betty is survived by great niece Carol Rocco of Lee's Summit and her sons, Jesse and Jamie Lefebure; nephew and niece Jack and Pam Hedger of Butler; great-nephew Bret Hermann (Brenda) of Springfield, Mo.; sister-in-law Alice Wimsatt of Lee's Summit; and many other nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles; nieces Shirley Hermann and Connie Shaffer; nephews Frank Hedger, Jerry Hedger, and Dwight Hedger; and great-nephew Jeff Hartley.