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Betty Harness

April 14, 1927 — May 23, 2016

Betty N. Harness, 89, of Sutter passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 in the River Hills Village in Keokuk, IA.

Betty was born on April 14, 1927 in Loraine to the late Virgil and Rose (Decker) Howard. She married Howard Lynn Harness on August 30, 1946 in Quincy. Howard passed away on September 4, 2006.

Betty enjoyed cooking and traveling.

Surviving are; one son, Kent (Theresa) Harness of Sutter, Karen (Russ) Gallaher of Quincy, Kay (David) Barry of Liberty, Kimberly (Kevin) Blocker of Aurora. Six grandchildren, April (Andrew) Moore of Quincy, Ashley Gallaher of Quincy, Craig Barry of Raytown, Mo., Angela (Ben) Thompson of Quincy, Brad Barry of Liberty, Cadence Blocker of Aurora, two great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Gallaher of Quincy, Andrea Moore of Quincy and a special friend Susan Shaw.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 26, 2016 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon. Interment will be in New Providence Cemetery, near Ursa. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M until the time of services on Thursday, May 26, 2016 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon. Memorial contributions have been suggested to the River Hills Village Activity Fund. You are invited to share memories of Betty and leave condolences at

Charitable donations may be made to:

River Hills Village Activity Fund
Keokuk IA

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