Bettye Jane Cross, daughter of William George and Viola Gail White Kotschwar, was born November 23, 1925, in Nebraska and departed this life August 15, 2020, in Lebanon, Missouri, at the age of ninety-four years.
Bettye is survived by three children, Frederick Cross and his wife Marna of Prineville, OR, Sheileyn Pilant and her husband Ronnie of Lebanon, MO and Belinda Jo Paxton, also of Prineville, OR; one brother, Glen Kotschwar and his wife Vickie of Chadron, NE; three sisters, Alice Fickenscher, of surprise, AZ, Mable Conclin of Sterling, IL and Jeannie Henderson of Lexington, NE; eleven grandchildren, Michael Williams, Johnnie Williwam, Billie jo Robertson, Joey Williams, Matthew Pilant, Larry Pilant, Cassie Hix, Sandy Knoedler, E.J. Cross, Shawn Cross and Levi Cross; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roland Eldon Cross on August 21, 2001; and several siblings.
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