Betty Jo Barber


HUGOTON — Betty Jo Barber died Monday, May 12, 2014, at the Glen Carr Memory Unit in Derby.

HUGOTON — Betty Jo Barber died Monday, May 12, 2014, at the Glen Carr Memory Unit in Derby.

She was born Sept. 2, 1923, to Frank Fred and Marie McAdoo Fager. She lived her entire life in Stevens County.

On Oct. 20, 1946, she married Carl Everett Barber. He preceded her in death as did her parents; two brothers, Lee and Burl Fager; a sister, Beverly Martin; and a grandson.

A nurse, Mrs. Barber worked at the Hugoton hospital part time for almost 40 years. She was a member of the Army Nurse Corps, serving in the European theatre.

Survivors include two daughters, Charlotte DeMotte of Lenexa, and Virginia Evans of Derby; three grandchildren; and two stepgranddaughters.

Service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Hugoton. Burial will follow at Hugoton Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Paul's Funeral Home in Hugoton, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church Encouragement Ministry or the donor's choice, both in care of the funeral home, Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.

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