Betty Warner

Betty WarnerBetty June Warner, 93, of Rushville, formerly of Astoria, died at 2:17 p.m. April 28, 2015, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born July 5, 1921, in Bluff City, the daughter of Frank and Mildred Bloomfield Shaw. She married Charles Warner in Mexico, Mo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1989.

She also was preceded in death by three brothers, Lester, Myron and Dale Shaw.

Surviving are one son, Charles M. Warner of Rushville; one daughter, Cynthia Warner (and Mark Edwards) of Springfield; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She and her husband were partners in Warner Bookkeeping in Astoria, retiring in 1982. After her retirement, she volunteered at the Astoria Schools and for Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville in their business office.

She was a member of Astoria United Methodist Church where she served as financial secretary for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and a 60-year member of the Ipava Order of the Eastern Star.

She moved to Rushville in 2000 and did volunteer work for the Schuyler County Museum and the Senior Citizens Center and was a member of the Rushville Rainbow Garden Club.

Services were held Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with David Little officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria United Methodist Church.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/6/2015

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