Shippert, Betty L.
Shippert, Betty L.
August 26, 1933 — March 29, 2022
Betty Louise Shippert, 88, a longtime Liberty resident, passed away March 29, 2022, at NorthCare Hospice House with family at her side.
Betty was born in Christopher, Illinois to Ervon and Aulza (Medley) Good. She was raised by her grandparents, William and Harriet Medley. Betty moved with her grandparents to Dixon, Missouri when she was seven years old. Starting her freshman year in high school, she met a senior boy named Tony Shippert. They always said it was love at first sight. Four years later they married and had four children, Garry, Terry, Shari and Cary.
Betty worked for the J.C. Penney Company for 31 years. She was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church for many years and upon retirement, she helped and eventually led the team that provided funeral dinners. Betty loved cooking and hosting family gatherings.
Betty's husband of 67 years, Tony, as well as her son Garry, preceded her in death. Survivors include children, Terry Shippert (Cathy), Shari Pitts (Daryl), Cary Shippert (Cindy) and Garry's wife Kathy. She also leaves eight grandchildren: Bryon Shippert, Sarah Lawrence (Joshua), A.J. Shippert, Katie Shippert, Kristin Pitts (Norman Caruso), Kyla Pitts-Zevin (Jay), Jennifer Taylor (Rob) and Jon Shippert; four great grandchildren, Alexander Lawrence, Corbin Lawrence, Alexandra Pitts-Zevin, and Henry Pitts-Zevin; as well as other family members and friends.
Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm, followed by a service celebrating Betty's life at 3:00 pm, on Sunday, April 24, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, Liberty, MO. Private interment at Glenridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer's Association.
Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm, followed by a service celebrating Betty’s life at 3:00 pm, on Sunday, April 24, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, Liberty, MO. Private interment at Glenridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer’s Association.