|Birth: ||Dec. 17, 1922|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 2011|
Mrs Betty Ambrose 88 of Jefferson City , passed away on Monday April 11, 2011 at Capital Region Medical Center.
Betty Lucille Hunt was born on December 17, 1922 in Monett, Mo. both deceased. On Noveber 17, 1946 in Jefferson City she was united in marriage to John Leslie Ambrose, who preceded her in death on March 2, 2009.
She graduated in 1940 from Monett High School and in 1943 from Monett Jumior College. In 1944 Betty began working for the Veterans Administration and moved to Jefferson City.
She was employed by the Veterans Administration , the Mo. Attorney General Office, and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce. She was a secretary to Governor Phil Donnelly, and was appointed by the Governor to the secretary in Major Curtis Brostron during his role as lead investigator of the 1954 Missouri penitentiary riot. She later worked for the Employment Security Credit Union, the Missouri Bus and Truck Assn. and the Missouri Automobile Dealers Assn.
After retirement Betty was a volunteer with the Capital Region Medical Center Auxiliary where she put her sewing and quilting to good use. Betty was a member of the First Baptist Church and a past member of Beta Siga Phi.
Betty is survived by two sons, Thomas Hunt Ambrose and wife Joan of Wilmette Il. and their children, Dan and Sarah, and Dr William Leslie Ambrose and wife Becky of Jefferson City, and their children, Whitney and Elliott, two sisters, Mrs Helen McNeely of Henrico, VA. Joanne Auinbaugh of Webster Groves Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John, a brother Raymond Hunt, and three sisters, Elnora Hunt, Roberta Dore and Doris Lipcaman.
Graveside services will be held at 1;30 p.m. Wednesday April 13, 2011 at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Doyle Sager officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jefferson City, or the Capital Region Medical Center Partners Auxiliary.
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Record added: Apr 11, 2011
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