Betty Jo Burkhart

Hedges-Scott Funeral Home

Betty Jo Burkhart

Betty Jo Burkhart, age 94, passed away Saturday, July 24. Betty Jo was born on October 23, 1926, in Mack's Creek, Missouri, daughter of Ray and Eva (Edwards) Edison.

She was united in marriage May 15, 1946, to Kenneth L. Burkhart, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by son, Kenneth Rex Burkhart, and grandson, Brian R. Burkhart.

She will be remembered for her kind disposition, her selfless nature, her faith in God, and the tremendous love she had for her family.

Betty Jo is survived by her daughter, Lynn (Vess) Crewse, daughter-in-law Joy Burkhart, grandchildren Bradley (Ann) Burkhart, Scott (Leah) Crewse, Michael Burkhart, Mary Beth Burkhart. She is also survived by 6 great-grandchildren. Betty Jo will be remembered by several nieces and a nephew.

Services will be held at 2:30 pm, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Macks Creek, Missouri. Visitation will be from 2:00-2:30 pm prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Hospice House, 3516 Summit St., Kansas City, MO 64111 in memory of Betty Jo Burkhart.

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Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Macks Creek, Missouri.

Posted online on July 26, 2021