|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 2013|
St. Louis County
"Alton Daily News"
Betty J. Fox died on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at St. Louis Hospital at age 88. Born August 31, 1924 in Jersey County, her parents were Wilbur F & Edith (Snell) Rowden (both deceased). She married Dale Fox (died Sept. 1, 1993) on July 10, 1948 in Jerseyville.
Betty was a 1942 graduate of Jersey Township High School and MacMurray College in Jacksonville in 1947. While attending MacMurray College, she was a member of the riding team and participated in several horse shows in the St. Louis area. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jerseyville, serving in various capacities, Sunday School Teacher, served on the Diaconate, was president of ABW, served on many committees and an active member of the Joy Sunday School Class. She was a 50 year member of Jersey County Homemaker Extension and also served as Home Adviser in Montgomery and Jersey Counties. She taught schools in Farmerville, Kane and Jerseyville.
Memorial services will be Thursday, August 29, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Jerseyville by Rev. Brent Meyer & Rev. Ed Haun. Burial at Oak Cemetery. Survivors are sons, John, Tom & Joe; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.
Preceded in death by parents, husband, one brother Hugh Rowden and one sister, Mary. Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wilbur F Rowden (1886 - 1974)
Edith A Snell Rowden (1891 - 1976)
Millard Dale Fox (1915 - 1993)
Oak Grove Cemetery
Created by: Diane & John
Record added: Nov 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31438789