Wednesday, September 19, 2018 • Vol. 141, No. 16

Bette Lybarger

Bette LybargerBette J. Lybarger, 92, of Beardstown, formerly of Browning, died at 10:07 a.m. Aug. 14, 2018, at Heritage Health in Beardstown.

She was born Jan. 22, 1926, in Sheldons Grove, a daughter of Willis and Doris Lane Hamm. She married James Rollin Lybarger on Oct. 22, 1944, in Troy, Kan. He preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 1996.

She also was preceded in death by four brothers, Richard, Charles, Roger and John Hamm; and three sisters, Delores Hamm, Beverly Ruth Bechard and Linda Pierson.

Surviving are one brother, Robert Hamm of Browning; two sisters, Clara June Little and Mary Lois Hamm, both of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Browning United Methodist Church.

Graveside services were held Thursday at the Browning Cemetery with Pastor Charla Meyers officiating. The Wood Funeral Home in Rushville was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Browning Senior Center.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/15/2018 (pending) and 8/22/2018

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