Betty Orlee Russow, 73, passed away in Joplin, Aug. 8, 2013.
Betty was born Jan. 13, 1940 in Jasper, Mo., to Connie Martin and Eva Graves Southern. Betty was a lifetime Carthage and Joplin resident. She was homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church of Carthage.
Betty was united in marriage to Kenneth Russow on Sept. 22, 1956 in Miami, Okla., he survives.
Betty is survived by three children Janice Jones of Carterville, Mo., Charles Russow of Orlando, Fla., and Cindy Miller of Joplin, Mo., five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Two brothers Dunnie Martin of Mason, Ohio and Gary Graves of the state of Michigan.
Betty is preceded by her parents, one sister, Delores Sheets, and one brother, James Martin.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 at Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.