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Betty Jo (Stewart) Thomas-Simpson, 85, Lee’s Summit, Mo passed away June 30, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Heartland, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown Mo 64133. A visitation will be held prior to the service and begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Brooking Cemetery in Raytown, Mo. To view the service live online please click here: Betty Simpson Service LIVE.
Betty was born February 27, 1936 to William and Angelina (Lina) Stewart in Carrollton, Missouri. Betty was a retired assembly worker. Betty enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing, gardening, board games, reading, cooking, and going to the casino. Betty was a proud mother and was always there for her kids.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband Elmer Simpson. Her daughters Donna Jo Thomas, and Deborah Ann Kunkelman. Sisters: Martha, Frances, Lola, Melba, and Vivian. Brothers: Calvin, David, Robert and James. Grandsons: Ryan Benjamin Thomas and Joshua Adam Kunkelman.
Survivors Include: Sister, Cleta Rinaldo (Archie) of New Jersey. Children: Donald W. Thomas, Perry L. Thomas (Deb), Harry R. Thomas (Bill), Janna M. Harris (Mark), Joseph L. Thomas (Denice). Son in law Kevin Kunkelman. Grandchildren: Jonathan (Torri), Jeffrey (Kaleigh), Whitney, Jillyn (Wesley), Brent (Valerie), Nathan, Joseph and Matthew. Great Grandchildren: Bricesten, Chase, Rian, Brielle, Lane, and Julian. Numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Memorial Contributions can be made to American Cancer Society .