Betty J. Youtsey, 74, of Columbia, MO., passed away Saturday evening September 3, 2022, at University Hospital in Columbia.
Visitation for Betty will be 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. Thursday, September 8 at Howard Funeral Home, with Funeral to begin at 2:00 P.M. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Betty Jean Youtsey was born September 13, 1947, in Boonville, MO., the daughter of Ernest Eugene Korte and Elsie Hickam Korte. She graduated from Boonville High School in 1965. She married Roy Youtsey on April 3, 1966, at the Wooldridge Baptist Church and remained a member until moving to Columbia. Then attended Woodcrest Chapel in Columbia. She worked for over 30 years as an Administrative Assistant for the University of Missouri Police Department and The Law Enforcement Training Institute until her retirement. She loved to travel with Roy while he was stationed in Germany, she enjoyed fishing, and going to see movies. Watching Michael play baseball was one of her most treasured times. Most of all, Betty loved her family. Her granddaughters, Ava and Lilli, were the light of her life.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Elsie and brother-in-law, Carl Walther. She is survived by her husband Roy of the Home, son, Michael (Angela) Youtsey, sister, Joan Walther, nephew, Jason Walther and granddaughters, Ava and Lilli Youtsey all of Columbia. MO. She will be missed by her friends and all the law enforcement men and women she has known over the years.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Wooldridge Baptist Church.
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