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November 15, 2001

(11/21/1930 - 11/5/2001)

Betty L. Bradley, 70, died November 5, 2001, at the Columbia Regional Hospital in Columbia, MO.

Betty was born November 21, 1930 in Keokuk, IA, the daughter of Paul and Keo Marie Watkins Hamilton.

Betty had been employed for Morgan Oil Company in Alexandria, MO for 33 years, retiring in 1991. Following her retirement she moved to Columbia, MO. She enjoyed growing flowers.

She is survived by one son, Larry Miles and his wife, Sharon of Columbia, MO; one brother, Charles Hamilton and his wife, Gloria of Davenport, IA; one sister, Dorothy Scovern and her husband, John of Kahoka, MO; two granddaughters, Leann Miles of Keokuk, IA and Tara Jessup and her husband, Scott of Ft. Rucker, AL; three great-grandchildren, a niece and best friend, Bonnie Rudd of Keokuk, IA and other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, "Bus" on March 4, 1975, and one brother, Harold Hamilton.

Funeral services were held November 8, 2001, at Vigen Memorial Home, with Pastor John Heath officiating. Pallbearers were Bobby Bradley, Bill Morgan, Russ Rudd, Kenny Hamilton, David Lambert, and Al Smith. Interment was in the Bible Grove Cemetery, Bible Grove, MO. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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