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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Betty Ruth Burch

  • Betty Ruth Burch, 81, of Hannibal, Mo., died at 1:52 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
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  • Betty Ruth Burch, 81, of Hannibal, Mo., died at 1:52 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
    Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Smith Funeral Home & Chapel in Hannibal. The Rev. Steve Barker will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park.
    Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.
    Mrs. Burch was born on Nov. 18, 1930, in Hannibal, a daughter of William A. and Loraine H. Hall Beadle.
    She was married in Hannibal on Sept. 5, 1948, to William Edward Burch, and he preceded her in death, Aug. 21, 2005.
    Survivors include two daughters, Paula Kae Case and husband, Frederick, of Quincy, Ill., and Lori Ann Zenker and husband, Steven, of Godfrey, Ill.; and five grandchildren, Brandon Eugene Case and wife, Rachel, Jordan William Case, Brieanne Leigh Case, Meghan Christine Zenker and Adam Paul Zenker. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Lillian Hamman and Wilma Withrow.
    Betty was a devoted member of First Christian Church. She enjoyed sewing and gardening. The Burchs enjoyed walking together and fishing together. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all.
    Pallbearers will be  Frederick Case, Brandon Eugene Case, Jordan William Case, Steven Zenker,  Adam Paul Zenker and Al Kennett. Honorary pallbearer will be James Enlow.
    Memorials may be made to First Christian Church or Angelman Syndrome Foundation or American Diabetes Association, in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel, 2619 St. Mary’s Ave., Hannibal, MO  63401.
    Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.smithfuneralhomeandchapel.com.
     
     
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