Betty Jean Sapp
83, of Monroe City

Betty Jean Sapp, 83, of Monroe City, Missouri and formerly of Hannibal, MO,  died at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Monroe City Manor Care Center in Monroe City.
At Betty’s request cremation rites have taken place. There will be no services. The James O’Donnell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Betty Jean Sapp was born at home on June 13, 1929, the youngest child of  Lester and Laura Gordan Bird in Ralls County, Missouri.
She married her soul mate and the love of her life, Earnest U. Sapp on August 9, 1947, and they had 57 happily married years together. He preceded her in death December 14, 2004.
She is also preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, one brother, several nieces and nephews and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law.
Mrs. Sapp graduated from high school in 1946 in New London, Mo. The Sapp’s owned their own business and worked side by side for over 25 years. She loved the outdoors, gardening, going fishing and traveling with Ernie after their retirement.
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