Betty Rea Stubblefield, 1929 – 2017

Bethany, MO: Betty Rea Stubblefield, 87, Bethany, MO (formerly of Pattonsburg, MO) passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at a Bethany, MO nursing home.

She was born November 22, 1929 in rural Daviess County, Missouri the daughter of Floyd and Jewel (Collins) Brown.

Betty loved to cook and bake and was very good at it. One of her most favorite pastimes was writing in her journal.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Rick Steele; and 2 sisters, Geraldine Martin and Frances Wynne.

Survivors include daughters, Carolyn Wilson, St. Joseph, MO, Beverly (George) Ball, Higbee, MO, Angela Burlile, Kansas City, MO, Patricia Butler, St. Joseph, MO and Debbie (Steve) May, Trenton, MO; sons, Jamie Wilson, Bethany, MO and Billy Wilson, St. Joseph, MO; 14 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; sister, Katherine Carter, Kansas City, KS and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 at Roberson Funeral Home, Pattonsburg, MO. Burial will follow in Muddy Cemetery, Pattonsburg, MO. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Muddy Cemetery in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 152, Pattonsburg, MO 64670. Online condolences may be left at