Betty Ezell

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

DEXTER, Mo. -- Betty Colleen Ezell, 69, of Dexter died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007, at her home.

She was born June 12, 1937, in Essex, Mo., daughter of Clemmer and Reba Tedford DeJournett. She and Glen Ray Ezell were married June 27, 1955, in Union City, Tenn.

Ezell had lived in Texas and Colorado and returned to Dexter in 1967. She owned and operated Betty's Draperies in Dexter 28 years.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Brian Ezell of Miner, Mo.; a daughter, Dawn Gordon of Fayetteville, N.C.; a sister, Patricia Book of Cape Girardeau; and a granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Greg Meadows officiating. Burial be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, Mo.