Betty Zoe Rumsey, 95, of Springfield, formerly of Aurora, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, at The Neighborhoods at Quail Creek in Springfield. She was born Nov. 1, 1928, in Willard, the daughter of LeRoy and Ellen (Davis) Bresee.
She was a 1947 graduate of Bois D’Arc High School and was a homemaker.
On July 5, 1947, she married Arthur Rumsey, in Springfield. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2017.
She is survived by her daughter, Teresa (Richard) Fuller of Springfield; two brothers, Elbert Bresee of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jerry Bresee of Pierre Part, La.; one sister, Joyce Gott of Sun Valley, Calif.; one granddaughter; two grandsons; and four great-granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur; one son, Ricky Rumsey; two brothers, Bud, and Duane Bresee; and one sister, Winona Long.
A graveside service, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, was held on Saturday, March 2, at Clear Creek Cemetery in Willard.


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